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Two People 'Seriously Hurt' In A38 Crash

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:06am 11th September 2014

Two people are seriously hurt after a crash on the A38 near Trerulefoot.

Firefighters from Liskeard, Saltash and Bodmin helped cut the pair free from the wreckage of the three vehicle pile up on Wednesday evening.

The air ambulance flew them to Derriford.

The stretch was shut from around 6pm until the early hours of Thursday morning for police to carry out an investigation. It is now reopen.

A spokesperson for Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said: "Firefighters from Liskeard and Saltash, along with the rescue tender from Bodmin were mobilised to reports of a road traffic collision with people reported trapped.

"On arrival there was found to be a three vehicle road traffic collision with two persons trapped. Firefighters used two sets of crash rescue equipment to release the casualties, who were left in the care of paramedics.

"Crews then made the vehicles safe. Devon and Cornwall Police and South Western Ambulance Service were also in attendance."

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