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Child airlifted after M5 Crash

Authored by Huw Oxburgh

A child has been airlifted to Frenchay hospital in Bristol following an accident on the M5 near Tiverton.

The child was injured when the car he was travelling in left the slip road at junction 27 and overturned into a ditch.

Although hurt the child’s injuries were not life-threatening and no-one else in the vehicle was badly injured.

Devon and Somerset fire and Rescue...

Police appeal for information on missing woman

Authored by JamesM

Police are concerned for the welfare of a missing 42-year-old female, missing from her home in Plymouth.

Katherine Powell was reported missing from her Eggbuckland home on the evening of Tuesday 7th May 2013.

Police are conducting searches for Ms Powell and are appealing to anyone who may have seen her to contact them.

Katherine is described as 5ft 09ins tall, of medium...

Launceston man arrested on suspicion of sexual assault

Authored by Matthew Vizard

Police have arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of sexual assault.

The man, from Launceston, has been released on police bail until 10 May.

Police are investigating the alleged sexual assault in Launceston after a man targeted two teenage girls in the town.

The girls, both aged 15, were sat on a bench in Dockacre Road when they were approached by an unknown man...

Woman dies after road traffic collision in Feniton

Authored by Matthew Vizard

At around 9.39pm on Thursday 18 April, a two vehicle road traffic collision occurred on an unclassified road on the approaches to the village of Feniton in East Devon.

The two vehicles involved were travelling in opposite directions.

One of the vehicles, a Renault Megane appears to have lost control and collided with the other, a Fiat Punto.

A woman front seat passenger...

Family taken to hospital following house fire in Honiton

Authored by Matthew Vizard

At around 7.48am this morning, Friday 5 April, emergency services were called to a reported house fire at a property in Lee Close, Honiton.

The Air ambulance and the police helicopter also attended the scene, assisting in the evacuation of casualties to hospital.

Five people were taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital following the fire. Four people remain in serious...

Serious road collision causes tailbacks on A38 at Plymouth

Authored by Anonymous

Update: The A38 eastbound was closed at 4.50pm for approximately 30 minutes.

An elderly gentleman is in hospital with what is described as a serious neck injury.

The collision occured just before the Crownhill turnoff, so traffic is now flowing okay around the Manadon roundabout.

Earlier: Police and emergency services are currently at the scene of a serious road collision on...

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