From Devon & Cornwall Police:

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a collision at Lamerton, Tavistock, which left a motorcyclist seriously injured.

Officers were called around 1.10pm on 1 August following a collision between a blue Peugeot 406 car and a red Ducati motorcycle at Tuell Down Cross. A black BMW was also damaged as a result of the collision.

The motorcyclist, a man in his 70s from Newton Abbot, received serious life-changing injuries and was airlifted to Derriford Hospital by Devon Air Ambulance.

The road was closed for five hours while collision investigation work was carried out at the scene. 

Officers from the Roads Policing Team would like to thank the public for their patience during the road closure.

The circumstances surrounding the collision are being investigated and anyone with any relevant information and dashcam footage is asked to contact police via our website or by telephoning 101, quoting log 382 of 01/08/23.