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Motorcyclist and pillion passenger suffer life-threatening injuries after collision near Tavistock

By Western Morning News  |  Posted: October 07, 2013

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A serious collision near Tavistock has left a motorcycle rider and his pillion passenger with life-threatening injuries.

The collision involved a motorcycle and a Land Rover on the A386 near to the Dartmoor Inn at Mary Tavy at around 2.30pm on Sunday, October 6.

A Yamaha 1100cc motorcycle, being ridden by a 56-year-old man from Okehampton, with a 51-year-old female pillion passenger, was travelling in the direction of Tavistock when it was in collision with a Land Rover Freelander.

Both the rider and pillion passenger sustained life-threatening injuries and remain in Derriford Hospital.

The driver of the Freelander, from the Liskeard area, was unharmed. His front seat passenger suffered whiplash injuries.

Police from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses to this incident to contact them on 101 quoting log number 534 061013.

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  • Torview  |  October 07 2013, 9:06PM

    The Dartmoor Inn is in Lydford and not Mary Tavy! What great reporting!!