Serious Road Collision, near Winkleigh

Serious Road Collision, near Winkleigh

At 18:55 hours on Saturday 16th July 2016, Police were notified of a serious injury road traffic collision near Loosedon Lodge, Winkleigh OSGR 260476, 109102. A 58 year old local male was driving a fork lift truck from the direction of Loosedon Barton towards Loosedon Cross when the vehicle tipped over on a bend in the road. The vehicle landed on its nearside, trapping the driver from the waist down beneath the vehicle.

The casualty was airlifted to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, where he currently remains in a critical condition.

The collision occurred in the hours of daylight and weather and road conditions were good.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene and are appealing for witnesses to come forward and contact 101, quoting log number DCP-20160716 – 0814

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

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