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Witnesses sought after man seriously injured in traffic collision in Plymouth

Police in Plymouth are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in a road traffic collision yesterday (23 December).

At 9.35am a collision occurred on the five lane stretch of the carriageway in Morgan Road next to the Park & Ride in Estover.

A 69 year old pedestrian and a red and white motorbike were involved - the pedestrian remains in a serious condition at Derriford hospital.

Investigating officers from the Serious Collision Investigating Unit are appealing for witnesses who may have been in the area at the time or may have seen a red and white Yamaha R1 motorcycle travelling between Wrigley’s roundabout and the Park & Ride.

Santa and his elves have an underwater adventure

Did Santa forget the presents when he visited the Plymouth attraction Credit: National Marine Aquarium

Clearly Santa leaves no stone unturned in his quest to reach all the children of the world this Christmas.

Here he is taking the plunge at the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth. He and his elves took a dive in the Eddystone Reef tank - along with more than 70 species of fish.

Wonder how many of them were on the naughty or nice list...


'Benefit cuts will stop me getting to work', says disabled man

Tim Hill needs his specially adapted car to help him get to work. Credit: ITV West Country

A disabled man from Plymouth says changes to his benefits mean he will no longer be able to afford the specially adapted car that helps him to get to work.

Tim Hill cannot walk without assistance, and has been told he'll now have to pay more towards the car he uses - which he says is a lifeline.

Disability campaigners argue his case shows the need for a full review of the disability allowance system.

MTV's back to Crash Plymouth

The festival has 'crashed' Plymouth Hoe for the past two years. Credit: ITV West Country

Music fans have got confirmed dates for when MTV Crashes Plymouth next year.

The festival will return for its third year on Plymouth Hoe on Thursday 28th and Friday 29th July.

Tickets go on sale for early birds on Monday evening. The event is organised by MTV in collaboration with Plymouth City Council.

Credit: ITV West Country
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