A Devon & Cornwall Police car - Credit: did by graham

Man dies in Torquay crash - Police seek driver

Torbay Weekly

A man has died after a crash on Barton Hill Road in Torquay on Sunday (May 1).

Officers were sent, just after midnight, to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a car.

The pedestrian, a man in his 40s, received life-threatening injuries as a result and died in hospital shortly after. His next of kin have been notified and are receiving support from specially trained officers.

The vehicle involved had left the scene which has since been identified. Officers are currently carrying out enquiries to locate the driver.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 or email 101@dc.police.uk quoting CR/036820/22.