Police appeal after A377 collision

Officers are particularly keen to trace a Peugeot 306 being driven towards Barnstaple yesterday evening.

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic incident on the A377 at Barnstaple Cross between Crediton and Copplestone on Tuesday evening.

A silver Volvo C70 and a red Nissan Almera were involved in the incident which happened at just before 5 pm.

The 78-year-old driver of the Almera was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital with serious injuries.

She remains in hospital in a serious condition.

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Officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or the events leading up to it, to come forward.

They are particularly keen to speak to the driver of a Peugeot 306 which was being driven towards Barnstaple.

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Drivers who were travelling in the opposite direction may also have valuable information.

Witnesses are asked to contact Devon and Cornwall Police on non emergency number 101 quoting log number 494 271112.

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