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Van in collision with elderly man in Exeter

By This is Devon  |  Posted: October 09, 2012

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An elderly man has been taken to hospital after a collision with a van in Exeter.

Police and paramedics were called to St David's Hill in Exeter at 3pm today after reports a pedestrian had been injured.

Emergency services discovered a 76-year-old man who had collided with a silver VW Transporter van.

A police spokeswoman said: "The injured man was conscious and breathing and was placed on a spinal board by paramedics as a precaution. He was then taken to the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital by ambulance."

St David's Hill is closed in both directions.

Any witnesses to the incident are asked to call police on the non-emergency number 101 quoting log 419 of 09/10/2012.

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