Police close road after car and cyclist in collision

Police have closed a road in Newton Abbot this evening after a cyclist and a car were involved in a collision.

Emergency services were called to East Street at 7.30pm to reports of a crash.

It turned out to involve a cyclist and a car.

The cyclist is said to be conscious and breathing.

Witnesses in the town say police have closed the road in both directions.

The Force Incident Manager for Devon and Cornwall Police said: “The incident involves a collision between a car and a cyclist. The male cyclist is conscious and breathing.

“The windscreen of the car is damaged.”

East Street in Newton Abbot

Police are waiting for an update on the seriousness of the cyclist’s injuries.

Paramedics are at the scene.

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