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Elderly woman cut from car after Northam collision

13:37 13 February 2014

Archant

Van was reported to have left the scene before emergency services arrived this morning (Thurs).

AN elderly woman had to be cut from a car after being involved in a head on collision in Fore Street, Northam this morning (Thurs).

The woman’s Ford Fiesta was involved in a head on collision with a white van at around 9am which had left the scene by the time emergency services arrived.

The driver of the Ford was suffering from shock and fire crews from Appledore and Bideford had to remove her from the vehicle using hydraulic equipment.

The woman was taken to North Devon District Hospital.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to contact police on non emergency number 101 quoting log 132 of February 13.

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