Don't miss a story sign up to the North Devon Gazette's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Police appeal after woman hit by car

15:37 10 October 2012


The young woman was carried across the bonnet of the car following a ‘brief exchange’ with the driver.

POLICE are appealing for information after a young woman was hit by car near Loxhore Cross on Monday morning.

A 21-year-old woman from Barnstaple was left shaken and with minor stomach injuries after the collision.

The incident followed a collision between a blue Ford Fiesta and a red Honda Accord on the Bratton Fleming to Barnstaple road.

The wing mirrors clashed as the two cars passed each other in opposite directions.

A short time later, the female Fiesta driver located the Honda when it stopped just past Loxhore Cross on the Barnstaple-bound carriageway.

The Fiesta driver approached the Honda which was being driven by an elderly woman.

A police spokesman said: “Following a brief exchange, the young woman was in collision with the Honda and was carried across the bonnet for a few feet.”

The Honda then left the scene.

Police are now keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident which happened around 10.50am on Monday, October 8.

Anyone with information that could assist with the enquiry is asked to contact police on 101, quoting police log 229 of 08/10/12.


Other News Stories

Yesterday, 15:00

North Devon and Torridge District councils are on track to put their joint plan for the future of the two districts into action by May 2016.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:35
North Devon MP Peter Heaton-Jones

Peter Heaton-Jones says the Autumn Statement ‘kept giving good news’

Read more
Yesterday, 16:02
Is there cash for the North Devon Link Road?

North Devon will be able to bid for a share of a £475m transport pot

Read more
Yesterday, 13:58
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne delivers his joint Autumn Statement and Spending Review to MPs in the House of Commons. Picture: PA Wire

Tax credit cuts scrapped, potential two per cent on council tax, ‘no police cuts’...

Read more
Yesterday, 13:57
Large trees were brought down in the slide at Beam Quarry, on the A386 between Torrington and Weare Giffard. Picture: Submitted

Engineers look for solutions for both sites but road will close for 10 weeks in January for unrelated repairs to retaining wall near Landcross

Read more
Yesterday, 13:42
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne delivers his joint Autumn Statement and Spending Review to MPs in the House of Commons. Picture: PA Wire

Chancellor allows an extra two per cent tax for councils if it is spent on social care

Read more
Yesterday, 13:02
PROBLEM panels: The solar panels at the Civic Centre in Barnstaple have been inactive for the last 18 months.

£375,000 of panels being offered to anyone who wants them

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00
An artist's impression of how the renovated pub and manor house will look

A planning application has been submitted for the Farmer’s Arms pub in Woolsery.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:18

Two Okehampton crews deal with farmyard blaze

Read more

Christmas in North Devon

Christmas in North Devon

Christmas Magazine

Click here for your ultimate guide to
Christmas in North Devon

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 9°C

Most Read News

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Search for a job in Devon

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications