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Pregnant woman in hospital following crash with car and motorcyclist

November 12, 2017 5:48 PM
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Pregnant woman in hospital following crash with car and motorcyclist

Casualties at two separate accidents on Plymouth's roads have been reported

Police have confirmed a pregnant woman has been taken to hospital following a crash involving a motorcyclist and two cars on the A38.

The force incident manager for Devon and Cornwall Police said she was in one of the cars, and after receiving treatment at the scene was taken to hospital.

The collision happened just before 2pm today, Sunday, November 12, at Stoketon Cross, near Saltash.

Police have also confirmed the motorcyclist had a suspected fractured ankle, but that it was not clear from the police log if he had also been taken to hospital.

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The force incident manager told The Herald at the time of the collision: "The call came to us at 1.58pm. We have three vehicles involved, one of which is a motorcycle.

"We have a motorcyclist with a possible fractured ankle, and we have a pregnant female in one of the vehicles. Paramedics are with her at the moment [at 3pm].

“The vehicles involved were a grey Mercedes [not registered to Devon or Cornwall] which the female was in, a blue VW Polo from the Plymouth area and a black Ducati motorcycle, also from the Plymouth area."

He added after the incident had cleared: "The pregnant female has been taken to Derriford Hospital.

"It is not clear from the log if the motorcyclist has also been taken to hospital, but I suspect that he has."

A car and cyclist collided on Stonehouse Bridge, near Devonport Hill, at about 4.10pm. A 999 call was made and both police and paramedics attended the scene.

The force incident manager for Devon and Cornwall Police said the male cyclist was treated by paramedics, but was not taken to hospital.

He said: "The man, who is 34, suffered minor injuries. The car involved was a silver Toyota and the cyclist and driver exchanged details at the scene. The road is now clear."

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Source: devonlive.com

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