POLICE investigating a road traffic collision in which a pedestrian was seriously injured in Pinhoe on Wednesday, June 21, are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Officers were called at around noon to reports of a vehicle being driven erratically in the Cranbrook area.

Police were deployed to the area, but the vehicle failed to stop for officers.

Shortly afterwards, the car, a grey Peugeot 508 saloon, was in collision with a pedestrian in Lower Harrington Lane, Pinhoe.

A woman in her 30s sustained serious injuries as a result of the collision and was taken to hospital. Her injuries are described as not life threatening.

It is believed the vehicle had been stolen from the Exeter area.

An 18-year-old man from the Exeter area and three younger teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. All four remain in police custody today, Thursday, June 22.

Devon and Cornwall Police is making a mandatory referral to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) following the incident.

The force will await a decision from the IOPC regarding how it wishes to proceed with this matter.

If you witnessed the incident or have any information or Ring doorbell/dashcam footage that could help with enquiries, please contact police via the force website at https://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/search?q=contact+us  or by calling 101, quoting log 773 of 20/06/23.