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Pensioner Dies After Crash

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 8:10am 5th March 2014.

A pensioner has died after a car crash near Newquay.

The 87 year old man suffered minor injuries at Rejerrah on Monday lunchtime.

He was later taken to Treliske with chest problems but doctors could not save him.

Devon and Cornwall Police are urging anyone who saw something on the A3075 to come forward.

The force has released the following information:

'Police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision in the Newquay area.
 
At About 1.26 PM in the afternoon of Monday 3rd March 2014, a single vehicle road traffic collision occurred on A3075 outside of Hendra Croft Farm, Rejerrah, Newquay.
 
The 87-year-old driver appeared to have suffered minor injuries and was conscious and talking at the scene. However due to chest issues he was conveyed to the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro.
 
In the early evening of the same day the driver died in hospital. A post-mortem examination is due to be conducted. The man's next-of-kin are aware.
 
Any witnesses are asked to contact police quoting log 309 of 3rd March.'

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