Man hit as car crashes into Devon shop

A man in his 60s was trapped between a window and a car when the vehicle crashed into an estate agents in west Devon.

Police said it appeared the blue Citroen mounted the pavement on the Parade in Yelverton and trapped the pedestrian at about 1020 BST.

The man was freed by emergency services and taken to Derriford Hospital with serious leg injuries.

Officers said the driver of the vehicle was not injured.

The car crashed into Ward and Chowen Estate Agents.

Manager Neil Woolcock said: "I heard a car revving outside the office and instead of reversing it went forward and straight through the window.

"The car also brought a gentleman who was walking past into the shop with the vehicle."

Police said they were looking into whether the driver accelerated by accident.

Officers are continuing their investigation at the scene.

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