Devon man, 61, trapped under police van

Ottery St Mary
Image caption The man suffered serious injuries in the collision

A 61-year-old man was trapped under a police van after a collision in Devon.

The unmarked van was travelling to reports of disorder in Ottery St Mary on Saturday when it hit the man, said police who are investigating.

The man, who was freed by police, off-duty fire staff and members of the public, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision at the junction of Gold Street and Brook Street.

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