Serious collision, Bishopsteignton

Motorcyclist seriously injured

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a serious road traffic collision in Bishopsteignton.
Police and ambulance were called to Newton Road at 9.30am today [23 August] following the collision between a motorcycle and a Vauxhall Astra car-derived van.
The male motorcyclist sustained serious injuries was treated at the scene by paramedics before being airlifted to Derriford Hospital.
The road is closed both ways and is expected to remain closed for some time.
Diversions are in place and police are asking motorists to find an alternative route for the time being.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by phone on 101, quoting log number 250 of 23/08/17