Elderly man dies after crash in Honiton

Sidmouth Road in Honiton
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An elderly man has died following a single-vehicle crash in Honiton. Emergency services were called to Sidmouth Road at around 7.30pm last Friday (June 21).

The crash involved a silver Vauxhall Meriva. The two passengers, a man and a woman both in their 80s and from the local area, were rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

The man has since passed away as a result of his injuries. Meanwhile, the woman's injuries are not life-threatening.

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Investigating police officers are still appealing for information on the crash. They are urging witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to get in touch.

Devon and Cornwall Police said: "The road was closed while an investigation was carried out at the scene. Anyone with any relevant information or dash-cam footage which may assist the investigation is asked to contact police via our website here or by calling 101 quoting log 789 of 21 June."