POLICE have appealed for witnesses following the death of a man after a single vehicle road traffic collision in Dunsford yesterday (Wednesday, April 14).

Emergency services were called to reports of an overturned vehicle on Reedy Hill in Dunsford shortly after 2.30pm.

A Ford Transit flatbed was found on its side at the scene and a 76-year-old man from Exeter had been removed and emergency CPR was being conducted by members of the public.

The air ambulance also attended, but sadly and despite everyones best efforts, the man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

A female passenger was uninjured in the collision.

The road was closed for approximately six hours while police investigations took place and a complicated recovery of the vehicle was undertaken.

Police are currently investigating the cause of this incident and are appealing for anyone who witnessed it, or who has any information, to email [email protected] or call 101 and quote log number 505 of 14 April 2021.