Man, 22, from Saltash killed in A38 crash

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Authored by George Dawson
Posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 09:25

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died following a road traffic collision on the A38 southbound at Chudleigh, near Newton Abbot.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the fatal collision, involving a single vehicle, which happened just past the petrol station shortly after 12.15am on Wednesday 16 September.

The 22-year-old male driver of the silver Ford Focus, from Saltash, suffered serious head injuries following a collision with a tree and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver’s family have been informed.

The road was closed while officers from the Serious Collisions Investigation Unit carried out a forensic examination of the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call police on 101 or email, quoting reference 13 of 16 September.