A 28-YEAR-OLD Naval Officer from Nailsworth has died after a road collision in Devon.

Christopher Hemming was driving back from Cornwall when his car hit a parked lorry at around 2.50am on Friday, May 12.

Police and ambulance went to the scene where the driver of a black Mercedes A180 was found unconscious. A doctor shortly after declared the driver deceased.

Police confirmed the car flew off the road and ended up in a nearby hedge.

An Exeter-bound road closure from Goodstone junction and diversions were put in place.

At around 7.45 am the road was partially opened and around 9.25am the road was fully reopened.

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident. Please call 101 or email 101@dc.police.uk quoting log 82 of 12 May 2017.