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Police appeal after serious crash near Bude leaves man, 21, in intensive care

By Jo_Wood  |  Posted: December 03, 2012

Police appeal after serious crash near Bude leaves man, 21, in intensive care

Comments (0) Police are appealing for information following a collision near Bude yesterday which left a 21-year-old man seriously injured.A Honda Civic was travelling on the B3254 when it was in collision with an unattended Toyota Landcruiser parked in a layby at Launcells.The driver of the Honda, the only occupant of the vehicle, sustained serious head and chest injuries and was flown to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth by air ambulance. The man, who is from Launceston, remains in intensive care.A specialist forensic investigation of the scene was conducted by police and the road was closed for around six hours.Officers from the Force Serious Collisions Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses to the incident which happened near to the junction of the A3072 around 11.35am.Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log number 329 of 02/12/12.

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  • First Impressions  |  December 03 2012, 12:27PM

    Awful news. I do hope the young man makes a full recovery. It says the vehicle was parked in a layby which suggests the driver of the vehicle which hit it had swerved off the main road?