Pedestrian in critical condition

Joseph Bulmer

Accident in Ilfracombe High Street

A 43-year-old Ilfracombe man is in a critical but stable condition in hospital after colliding with a motorcycle while walking in the town’s High Street on Saturday.

The accident happened at the junction of Springfield Road at around 3.30pm involving the man and a silver coloured Honda 125cc motorcycle.

The pedestrian received serious head injuries and was airlifted to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth.

The motorcyclist, a 61-year-old man from the Combe Martin area, received minor bruising.

Police are keen to hear from anyone to saw this incident. They are asked to contact the police on 08452 777444 quoting police log 638 300411.

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