Police seek witnesses as Newton Abbot crash leaves pensioner 'critical'
POLICE at Newton Abbot are seeking witnesses following a serious injury road crash near Stover on Saturday evening.
The crash happened around 5.25pm when a red Mazda 626 collided with a pedestrian on the main road between Churchills Roundabout and the Stover Vauxhall dealer at a private house called Whitehall Lodge.
The casualty, an 86-year-old man from Newton Abbot was taken to Derriford where he was described as critical.
The driver of the car, a 46-year-old woman from Bovey Tracey, suffered no physical injuries.
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Police say it is believed both parties were travelling in the direction towards Drumbridges when the accident happened.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or the events leading up to it is asked to call the police on 101, quoting reference 0564 171112.