Man suffers serious leg injuries after van and motorbike crash

A man has suffered serious leg injuries following a crash in Teignmouth town centre.

Bitton Park Road was closed for more than an hour in both directions following the crash between a van and a motorbike.

Emergency services raced to the scene of the crash, between Exeter Road and Coombe Vale Road, where the biker was treated for a serious leg injury before being taken to hospital.

Bitton Park Road in Teignmouth

Bitton Park Road in Teignmouth

An eyewitness reported the traffic in the area was at a standstill before all lanes on the A379 were reopened.

Other witnesses reported that builders working on a nearby site put barriers around the biker while he was being treated by paramedics. He was said to be conscious and talking.

By 4pm traffic in the area had returned to normal, as pictures and video from the scene showed.

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