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Budleigh cyclist has life-changing injuries

Collision at Knowle Hill on Thursday

An elderly cyclist has life-threatening injuries after a collision with a vehicle at Knowle Hill, Budleigh Salterton, just before 1pm on Thursday.

A silver Audi TT driven by a 65-year-old woman and the 78-year-old man riding his bike has left the cyclist with serious, life-changing injuries.

He was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital by ambulance. The  car driver, from the Exeter area, is not injured

Local officers, as well as those from the roads policing team and serious collision investigation team, attended and a forensic examination was conducted before the road reopened.

Police need witnesses to contact them by calling 101, or emailing 101@dc.police.uk, quoting log number 419 of 30 July.

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