Witness appeal for fatal collison near Totnes

Authored by Huw Oxburgh

Police are appealing for witnesses of a fatal collision near Totnes on Friday 14 February.

Richard Golborn, 47, from Plymouth, was travelling on the A385 from Totnes to Avonwick when at around 2pm his car, a black Ford Focus, left the road and collided with a tree.

Members of the public stopped and assisted with first aid for Mr Golbron but his injuries tragically proved to be...

Did you witness a fatal accident near Totnes?

Authored by Mary

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a fatal collision near Totnes.

The accident happened just before 2pm on Friday 14 February 2014 on the A385 near Harberton.

The vehicle, a black Ford Focus was travelling from Totnes towards Avonwick when it left the road and collided with a tree.

The driver, the single occupant of the vehicle, received injuries...

Appeal after pedestrian hurt in Plympton

Authored by Mary

Police are asking for witnesses to come forward following a serious collision in Plympton between a car and a pedestrian.

A man in his eighties suffered serious leg and shoulder injuries as a result of the collision which took place on the Ridgeway around 11.30am on Wednesday 5th February 2014.

He was treated by an ambulance crew at the scene before being taken to hospital for...

Derriford Hospital is top!

Authored by Mary

Derriford Hospital's Emergency Department has been named as the best in the country for seeing patients within the national target, as the vast majority of patients coming to the department at Derriford Hospital are being seen within four hours or less.

According to data submitted to the Trust Development Authority, 98.6% of patients attending our emergency department have been seen...

Appeal to trace family after fatal collision

Authored by News Desk

Police are trying to trace the family of a man who died following a collision on the A30 near Launceston in December.

The victim has been identified as Cameron Turner, aged 38, from Launceston. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision which took place around 5.50am on Sunday 22 December.

He was previously known as Stuart Long and has lived across the Midlands and...

Man dies after car crashes into post

Authored by Mary

A man has died in a crash in Plymouth.

The accident happened outside the Macdonald's restaurant in Plymouth Road just before 6am yesterday (11 January).

A police spokesman said: “The car had gone off the road and struck a post, causing extensive damage to the vehicle.

“The driver, a male in his mid-20s, was declared dead at the scene. Apolice investigation is under way...

Appeal after fatal collision near Launceston

Authored by Mary

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal single-vehicle collision on the A30 near Launceston today (3 January).

Emergency services were called to the westbound carriageway near to Two Bridges around 8.10am after a white Jaguar XK left the road and collided with trees.

The driver of the car, a 59-year-old man from Teignmouth, sustained serious injuries and was...

Flybe plane had "near-miss" with bridge

Authored by Huw Oxburgh

A flight by Exeter based Airline, Flybe had a “near-miss” while landing earlier this year according to a report by the Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB).

The Flybe plane was carrying more than 60 passengers when it came within 894ft (272.4m) of an obstacle thought to be the Runcorn Bridge while landing at John Lennon Airport in Liverpool.

The co-pilot had disengaged the...

Police appeal following RTC on M5 Motorway

Authored by Mary

Emergency services attended an injury road traffic collision on the M5 Motorway at just after 12.45pm on Friday 27 December.

A Peugeot 206 was travelling southbound when it left the carriageway and overturned into a ditch shortly after junction 27. An articulated lorry was also inovlved.

Police closed the motorway in both directions for a time to allow the air ambulance to land...

Fatal accident results in M5 closure

Authored by Caitlin A Green

The M5 Devon is currently closed following a fatal accident involving one vehicle.

The M5 has been closed between junction 27 and 26 northbound this afternoon. It followed a serious single vehicle road traffic collision, which happened shortly before 4pm.

A car is reported to have left the motorway and gone down an embankment, ending up in a field. The incident has been...