A man has died after a collision with a lorry on the outskirts of Exeter.
Emergency crews were called to Exhibition Way, Pinhoe at 2.30pm today, 27 January, after reports that a pedestrian was seriously injured. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 53-year-old male lorry driver, from Street in Somerset, has been arrested on suspicion of death by careless driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision.
The victim's family are currently being traced.
A serious collision involving a car and a lorry has closed the M5 Northbound between Exeter and Cullompton.
It's expected to remain closed for several hours causing major delays. The driver of the car has been seriously injured. The extent of the injuries of others involved is not yet known.
The northbound carriageway is closed between junction 30 and junction 28.
Police in Devon have arrested a man who allegedly resisted arrest and shouted support for Islamic State.
He was tasered during a stand-off near Exeter University after officers were called to New North Road on Saturday, January 10.
Nicholas Towler, 34, of Coronation Terrace, Ilfracombe, has been charged with two offences of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, and causing actual bodily harm to an officer.
He was remanded in custody by Exeter Magistrates to appear at Exeter Crown Court on Thursday, February 5.
The A3015 Topsham Road in Exeter is closed due to an accident involving a vehicle and pedestrian between the Countess Wear Roundabout and Burnthouse Lane.
Pedestrian hit by a lorry on Topsham Road, Exeter Diversions being set up at Barrack Rd & Countess Weir please avoid the area, road closed
Today is most depressing day of the year, according to Exeter University. Researchers found that the third Monday in January is when the Christmas glow has faded, new year's resolutions have been broken and credit card bills hit the doormat.
To add to the misery, for most people pay day is still two weeks away. The day is now known as 'Blue Monday'.
Exeter Chiefs have qualified for the quarter-finals of the European Challenge Cup.
The Pool 2 leaders won 33-24 at second placed Connacht. Dean Mumm and Don Armand crossed the line in the second half, adding to a penalty try and 15 points from the boot of Henry Slade.
In the Championship this afternoon, bottom-of-the-table Plymouth Albion lost 22-19 at Nottingham after conceding a last minute penalty.
Exeter's Roman Baths are believed to be the second most important building of their time in the country, except of course, you can't see them.
They are buried under tonnes of earth in front of the Cathedral. But now a bid for more than £8 million from the National Lottery has been submitted - to create a new visitor centre on the site. It could bring an extra one hundred thousand visitors a year to the city.
The Very Rev Jonathan Draper Dean says it seems a pity to have the site there unseen.
Police in Exeter are trying to trace two men in connection with the theft of a valuable bike from the Royal Devon and Exeter hospital car park.
The white Trek Cobia mountain bike worth around £1,100 was stolen from the car park at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital last November.
It had been left locked and secure at the cycle rack. Thieves used bolt cutters to sever the security chain.
A rail union will protest across the region today in a campaign against the removal of buffet cars on First Great Western trains.
The RMT says losing the buffet cars wil lead to job losses and an 'upstairs downstairs' service on West Country trains. Events will be taking place at stations across the south west from 7 o clock this morning.
It's emerged that 150 staff working for City Link in Plymouth and Exeter will lose their jobs by the end of the week.
Many workers were told of the redundancy plans on Christmas Day after the firm went into administration. The majority of staff had no idea the company was in trouble.
We had done quite well as far as we were concerned.
This year people have been working hard. A lot of our drivers have really worked hard, and the warehouse worked hard. Basically, everyone had to work hard this year to try to make everything work.
And as far as we knew it was going well and even the managers at depot level had no idea what was going to happen.