Skip to main content Logo search icon

Police appeal for witnesses after fatal crash in Plympton

SA Updated
Police appeal for witnesses after fatal crash in Plympton

Blog Tags

Search by Tag
Select existing or new tags and apply to your post.

Police were called to Deep Lane junction after a collision between a car and a cyclist. 

Police were called at around 2:50am on Wednesday 21 June, following reports of a collision between a Hyundai saloon and a cyclist on the A38 near Deep Lane, Plympton.

A full closure was put in place as emergency services attended.

The injured cyclist, a 45-year-old man from the Mid-Devon area, was taken to Derriford Hospital in a critical condition - he has since died.

His next of kin have been informed.

The driver of the Hyundai, a 49-year-old man from Plymouth was arrested on suspicion of causing death by driving without due care, and he has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Closures remained in place for around six hours as scene investigation work took place.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone who was driving in the area during the time of the collision and may have dashcam footage that can assist with the investigation is asked to contact 101 quoting case reference 50230174296.


User comments

1 comment
A real shame but
What idiot decides to cycle in the middle of the night on the Devon Expressway. Sounds like the cyclist should be the one suspected without due care.
Report this comment Comments (0) | Was this comment helpful? 1 0

You might also be interested in

New recycling containers to be delivered to 8,000 South Hams homes
Category: General News
Around 8,000 homes in the South Hams are set to receive new recycling containers in the next five weeks, as South Hams District Council...
Impact of flash floods being examined
Category: General News
More than 140 properties are thought to have been flooded across Devon during the recent flash floods.
Free activities offered at Fusion leisure centres
Category: General News
The three Fusion sports centres in the South Hams in Dartmouth, Ivybridge and Quayside in Kingsbridge, are offering a day of free activities. ...
SHDC said it's "finished the year with their finances in a good position"
Category: General News
South Hams District Council has said it has "finished the year with their finances in a good position" moving ahead to the future. ...
South Hams District Council lays out plan for the next four years
Category: General News
South Hams District Council's Executive Committee set out their draft aims and ambitions for the next four years at a meeting on Thursday. ...
Police appeal for information after jewellery theft in Dartmouth
Category: General News
Police are appealing for the public's help to identify a man in connection with a jewellery theft in Dartmouth.