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Police appeal after serious crash in North Devon

A 55-year-old man suffered serious leg injuries

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious crash in Barnstaple at the weekend

It happened on the B3233 at Bickington, at the junction with North Lane, at around half-past-ten on Saturday night - involving a Citroen Berlingo van and a Suzuki motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, a 55-year-old man from Barnstaple, suffered serious leg injuries in the incident and was taken to North Devon District Hospital.

A 44-year-old man from Bideford has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He's been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Police are appealing for witnesses to assist with their investigation.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who saw the collision or observed either vehicle travelling along the B3233 prior to the incident taking place.

Anyone with information is urged to call 101, or email, quoting crime reference number CR/032512/19.


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