Update: Man still critical after A39 crash

14:25 03 September 2012

Archant

The local man in his 60s was airlifted to Derriford Hospital following the crash at Horns Cross on Saturday.

A LOCAL man remains in a critical condition in hospital after suffering multiple chest injuries in a three-vehicle collision on Saturday.

The driver of a red MG was airlifted to Derriford Hospital after the collision on the A39 at Horns Cross near Alvington around 12pm.

The man, who is local to the area, was cut from his car by fire fighters who attended the scene from Bideford and Appledore.

The occupants of the other two vehicles, a Citroen C4 and a Land Rover Discovery, sustained minor injuries and were treated at the scene.

0 comments

Other News Stories

North Devon's election candidates busy answering YOUR questions at Gazette HQ.

Join our LIVE North Devon online election hustings from 7pm - 9pm tonight (Thursday) and get your questions answered.

Read more
19:00
Rodney Cann will stand as a Conservative in the May local elections. Picture: Tony Gussin

Deputy leader of district council will stand for the party he was deselected from at the last election.

Read more
School governors and pupils at the opening of phase two of the Chulmleigh project in September 2014

Good news for North Devon as minister makes Condition Improvement Fund announcement

Read more
09:44
Newport head teacher Andrew Cotton with members of the school’s leadership team, Mo Cann, Sue Gibson and Gillian Courtenay are pictured with pupils representing every year group at the school. Picture: Andy Keeble

Barnstaple primary school earns top praise from Ofsted inspectors.

Read more
09:05
John Balls, the new chairman of North Devon Fishermen's Association.

We caught up with John Balls, the new chairman of North Devon Fishermen’s Association, to see what he thinks about the future of the industry locally...

Read more
Waterloo House in Lynton is believed to be the oldest boarding house in the village.

The Grade II listed Waterloo House dates back to 1828 - and is on the market as a bed and breakfast.

Read more
11:02

Silver Peugeot in collision near Two Potts

Read more
The North Devon and Torridge Green Party launched their election campaign this week

North Devon and Torridge candidates and members come together at Tapeley Park

Read more
Fire engines2

Fire fighters scrambled to Bridgeland Street after reports of alarms sounding and smell of smoke.

Read more
09:00
Sam and Gert-Jan Elshout at their new Ilfracombe pancake bar.

GJ’s Pancake Bar in Wilder Road opens on Saturday, March 28 after expanding the business from Woolacombe.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 2°C

Most Read News

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition today E-edition



North Devon's trusted business finder