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Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision on the A38 Plymouth

Alert message sent 27/10/2021 11:38:00

Information sent on behalf of Devon and Cornwall Police

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A38 in Plymouth yesterday [26 October] in which one man died.

Officers were called at 2.15pm after the collision involving a blue Mazda MX5 and a stationary Scania lorry in a layby on the A38 northbound just before Manadon.

The driver of the car, a 22-year-old local man, sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene.

Devon and Cornwall Roads Policing Team attended the scene along with South West Ambulance Service and Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service.

The carriageway was closed for around seven hours for a forensic examination of the scene and the recovery of the vehicles.

Officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision and appealing for any witnesses to come forward. They would also like to hear from anyone with relevant dash cam footage.

Please contact or telephone 101, quoting log number 0418 of 26/10/21.
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Julie Heath (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

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