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Motorcyclist still ‘critical’ after A399 collision

PUBLISHED: 09:37 23 October 2017

The Devon Air Ambulance was called to the collision near Blackmoor Gate.

The Devon Air Ambulance was called to the collision near Blackmoor Gate.


Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision involving a motorcycle, two cyclists and a Jaguar X-Type near Combe Martin.

A motorcyclist remains in a ‘critical’ condition today (Monday) after a collision involving a motorcycle, two cyclists and a car on the A399 yesterday (Sunday).

The crash occurred in Long Lane, around two miles north of the A39 junction at Blackmoor Gate, at around 11.15am.

The 37-year-old man, from South Molton, was airlifted to Derriford Hospital.

Police said he suffered ‘very serious’ head and pelvic injuries and remains in a critical condition.

Two male cyclists from Combe Martin sustained minor injuries, and the driver of the Jaguar X-Type car and his passenger were both uninjured.

Police are now appealing for witnesses or dashcam footage, as they continue their investigations.

Contact them on quoting log number 339 of October 22.

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