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Man dies after three-vehicle crash near A38

Man dies after three-vehicle crash near A38

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 6:51am 7th January 2020. (Updated at 10:06am 8th January 2020)

A biker has dies after a head-on crash near A38 in Plymouth.

The man's motorbike, a car and a truck collided on a back road near Deep Lane in Plympton.

Emergency services rushed to the scene on Monday afternoon, but the 37-year-old could not be saved.

Devon and Cornwall Police are urging anyone who saw something just before 5pm to come forward.

"Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision in Plympton yesterday (6th January) in which a motorcyclist died.

"Emergency services were called at 4.50pm following a collision involving three vehicles on an unclassified road between Deep Lane and Plympton Hill.

"The collision involved a silver Triumph Street Triple RX motorcycle, a black Ford Focus Titanium and a white Scania breakdown truck.

"The motorcycle was involved in a head-on collision with the Focus.

"The motorcyclist, a 37-year-old Plympton man, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

"Officers from the Alliance’s Roads Policing Team attended alongside ambulance and the fire service.

"A full investigation of the scene took place and officers are working to establish the cause of this collision".

Devon and Cornwall Police 

Police are appealing for any witnesses who were in the area at the time of the collision to contact them via 101@dc.police.uk or by phone on 101 quoting log 535 of 6th January.

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