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Ponsanooth Crash: Pensioner Critically Ill

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 4:49pm 15th January 2014

A woman is fighting for her life in hospital after her car was flipped upside down in Ponsanooth.

The 82 year old's car hit a wall, careered up a verge, then rolled over before colliding with the bumper of a bus.

Devon and Cornwall Police are trying to find anyone who saw what happened on Tuesday morning.
 
Police, fire and ambulance were called to the location of a serious road traffic collision near Imperial Motors at around 11.20am on Tuesday 14 January.

"Police are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

The KA was being driven by an 82-year-old local woman.

As she travelled uphill from the village of Ponsanooth her vehicle collided with a wall before mounting the verge.

The car then rolled over on to its roof.

As the vehicle returned to the carriageway, it collided with the rear bumper of a bus.

The woman was taken to hospital at Treliske with life-threatening injuries. Her condition is said to be critical.

No-one on the bus was injured.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Police on 101, quoting log number 0285 of the 140114."

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