The 58-year-old was airlifted to Derriford Hospital following the collision near Winkleigh on Saturday evening.

A 58-year-old man is in a critical condition after a collision involving a forklift truck near Winkleigh.

Police were called to Loosedon Lodge just before 7pm on Saturday after reports of the crash.

The vehicle has topped over on a bend in the road, landing on its nearside and trapping the driver from the waist down beneath the vehicle.

The man was airlifted to Derriford Hospital where yesterday (Sunday) police said he remained critical.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene and are appealing for witnesses to come forward and contact 101, quoting log number 814 of July 16.