A3052 Sidmouth crash: Man, 89, dies after collision involving VW and Renault Clio

A general view of the A3052
The crash happened on the A3052. Credit: Google Maps.

An elderly man has died from injuries he sustained in a Sidmouth car crash.

Police were called at around 2.30pm on Friday 3 December to the A3052 following reports of a two-vehicle collision.

Victor Smith - the driver of a black Renault Clio - was taken to Derriford Hospital after the crash involving his car and a blue VW exclusive.

Police have confirmed the 89-year-old from Seaton later died from his injuries and his next of kin have been informed.

The passenger in the Clio with Mr Smith - a woman in her 80s - remains in hospital.

The driver of the VW is a man in his 70s who was also taken to Derriford Hospital. He has since returned home.

The road was closed for eight hours while investigations were carried out at the scene.

A police spokesperson said: "Officers are appealing for witnesses and would also like to hear from anyone with dashcam footage that could assist with enquiries."

Anyone with information should call 101 or email 101@dc.police.uk and quote log number 432 of December 3.