Police appeal for witnesses after serious A35 crash

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POLICE are seeking witnesses to a serious collision near Axminster yesterday afternoon ( August 10th) which left four men injured.

Emergency services were called to the A35 at Kilmington at 2pm following the collision between a blue VW Passat and a red Chevrolet Corvette.

The Corvette driver, a 57-year-old man from Wellington, and a male passenger both sustained serious injuries and were airlifted to hospital where they remain in a stable condition.

The Passat driver, a 63-year-old man from Swanage, and a male passenger sustained less serious injuries and were taken by ambulance to Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

Local units as well as officers from the Roads Policing Team and Serious Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene.

The road was closed for six hours while officers carried out a forensic examination of the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses and appealing for anyone with information to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by phone on 101, quoting log number 0485 of 10/08/17.

Honiton, Ottery St Mary, Chard & Ilminster Reporter | After studying for his NCTJ in Bournemouth, Peter started with the paper in June 2015 on a freelance basis, now permanently based in East Devon covering community and council news.

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