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A38 Reopen After Crash Leaves Person Trapped

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:25am 7th October 2014.

One person has cut free from wreckage after a crash in the Glynn Valley.

A car and lorry hit closing a stretch of the A38 during the morning rush hour.

Twelve firefighters from Bodmin were called to the collision just after three o'clock this morning.

A spokesperson from Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said: "A call was recieved at 03:06 hrs to a road traffic collision involving a car and a large goods vehicle. A total of twelve firefighters on one fire appliance and a rescue tender were mobilised from Bodmin fire station.

"One casualty was severely trapped in the car's wreckage and firefighters used a lighting set and crash rescue equipment to cut the person free.

"A second casualty who was not trapped was treated by ambulance paramedics on scene. Firefighters made the scene safe and also used a thermal imaging camera to check the surrounding area for further casualties as a precaution - none were found."

The road is now reopen.

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