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Serious collision, Northam


Pedestrian in critical condition

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision in Bideford on Sunday [12 August] which left a female pedestrian critically injured.

Emergency services were called around 1.20am after the woman was in collision with a silver Ford Mondeo on the A386 Churchill Way at Northam.

The woman, aged 39 and from Bideford, sustained a life-threatening head injury and was taken to North Devon District Hospital. She was later transferred to Derriford Hospital where she remains in a critical condition.

The car driver, a 69-year-old man from Bideford, was uninjured in the collision.

The road was closed overnight for more seven-and-a-half hours while a forensic examination of the scene took place and the vehicle was recovered.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident to contact them via or by phone on 101, quoting log 0084 of 12/08/2018. 

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