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Man in critical condition after crash with van in Barnstaple

The area was cordoned off Photo: Seth Conway: ITV News

An 80 year old man has suffered life-threatening injuries after being involved in an accident in Barnstaple.

A crash occurred involving a van and pedestrian on Butchers Row, police say they were called just before 12.20pm to reports of a man on the road.

A number of police vehicles attended Credit: Seth Conway: ITV News

An ambulance attended and paramedics say the man's condition is life-threatening.

He was taken to North Devon District Hospital with "serious" injuries to receive treatment - he remains in a critical condition.

Barnstaple High St in to Butchers Row is currently closed as investigations continue.