Pedestrian left with ‘life-threatening’ injuries after car collision in Plymouth

A pedestrian suffered 'life-threatening' injuries following a collision with a car in Union Street, Plymouth. Credit: Plymouth Live / BPM Media

A pedestrian has suffered “life-threatening” injuries following a car collision in Plymouth.

The 31-year-old man was involved in a single-vehicle collision in Union Street shortly before 2.40am on Saturday, November 26.

The road was partially closed for several hours while officers from Devon and Cornwall Police completed a forensic examination.

The driver of the car, a 41-year-old man from Plymouth, was uninjured.

The road was shut for several hours while specialist police officers carried out a forensic investigation. Credit: Plymouth Live / BPM Media

In a statement, Devon and Cornwall Police said: “Shortly before 2.39am on Saturday 26th November 2022, a single vehicle road traffic collision occurred on Union Street, Plymouth outside the Pavilions. 

“The collision involved a grey Chevrolet Cruz and a pedestrian. 

“The pedestrian, a 31 year old local man, was taken to Derriford Hospital with injuries described as life-threatening.

"The male driver of the Chevrolet, a 41-year-old man from the Plymouth area, was uninjured.

"Local officers as well as officers from the Roads Policing Team attended the scene and completed a forensic examination. Once completed, the road was re-opened as soon as possible."

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information, or dashcam footage, is asked to contact Devon & Cornwall police on 101 quoting log number 117 of 26th November 2022.