Police officers from Newton Abbot are seeking witnesses following a serious injury road traffic collision near Stover.

Police received the call shortly before 5.25 p.m. on Saturday reporting that a red Mazda 626 had been in collision with a pedestrian on the A382 between Churchills Roundabout and the Stover Vauxhall dealer at a private house called Whitehall Lodge.

The casualty, an 86 year old man from Newton Abbot was taken to Derriford where he was described a critical.

The driver of the car, a 46 year old woman from Bovey Tracey suffered no physical injuries. It is believed that both parties were travelling towards Drumbridges when the accident happened.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or the events leading up to it should call police on 101, quoting reference 0564 17/11/12.