Fire crews called to collision near Turks Head in Honiton

PUBLISHED: 13:31 21 April 2016 | UPDATED: 15:01 21 April 2016

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The incident took place shortly before 11.10am between Turks Head and Cloverleaf today (Thursday, April 21).

Fire crews from Honiton, Ottery St Mary and Middlemoor were called following a collision on the A30.

The incident took place shortly before 11.10am between Turks Head and Cloverleaf this morning (Thursday, April 21).

Calls made to Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service initially stated that an elderly man was still within the vehicle, but upon arrival, crews found him out of the vehicle.

They made the vehicle safe and left the incident in the hands of police.

A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said the force received a call at 11am.

The driver was treated by paramedics at the scene for a hand injury, while two passengers were left shaken, but uninjured.

The spokesman added that the car - a grey VW Golf registered to Poole - had left the road and gone into a hedge.

Road signs on the eastbound carriageway were damaged in the collision.

The vehicle was recovered by 1.20pm.


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