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Investigation Launched Into Fatal Crash at Crowlas

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12:25pm 20th August 2013
(Updated 12:25pm 20th August 2013)

Police have confirmed that two people who died in a crash at Crowlas were local.

The two men were in a car involved in a collision with a lorry - their families have been told.

The two vehicles burst into flames at around 9.50pm on Sunday evening.

The driver of the lorry suffered cuts and bruises.

A spokeswoman for Cornwall Fire and Rescue said: "Two pumping appliances from Penzance, one pumping appliance from St Ives and the rescue tender from Camborne attended a serious road traffic collision on the A30 near Crowlas.

"Crew used two breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets."

A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "At approximately 9.50 pm on Sunday 18th August 2013, police and emergency services attended a fatal road traffic collision between a car and a lorry on the A30 at Crowlas, Penzance, Cornwall.

"Anyone who has information about the collision is requested to contact the police on 101 and quote police incident reference 904 18/08/2013."

The stretch of road was shut for around sixteen hours.

12:25pm 20th August 2013

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