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Appeal after Barnstaple collision


Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a serious road traffic collision on the B3232 west of Alverdiscott near Hall Farm, Barnstaple.

A total of three people were taken to hospital, two with life-threatening injuries.

Police were called shortly before 11.40am on Wednesday 16 November to reports of a two-vehicle road traffic collision.

Two cars were involved in the collision, a black Alfa Romeo Spider and a Blue Hyundai I20.

The occupants of the Hyundai - a female aged 69 and a male aged 77, both from the Torrington area - were airlifted to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth with injuries described as life-threatening.

The male driver of the Alpha Romeo, a 54-year-old from the Winkleigh area, was conveyed to North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple by land ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries.

A road closure was put in place as local officers and the Roads Policing Team completed a forensic examination of the scene.

Anyone with information, in particular dashcam, is asked to contact police via our website here or by calling 101 quoting log number 272 of 16th November 2022.


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