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Car Plunges 20 Feet Down Bank

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 6:02am 9th January 2015

A car has careered twenty feet down a bank in Redruth.

Two people have been taken to hospital after it happened on the Barncoose roundabout at midnight.

One had to be cut free by fire crews from the town and Camborne.

A spokesperson for Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said: "One appliance from Redruth, one from Camborne and the specialist rescue tender from Camborne attended this incident.

"One vehicle had left the road and gone down a 20 foot bank with one person trapped inside.

"Firefighters used crash rescue equipment to release the casualty and then assisted with getting the casualty to the road where they were taken by ambulance to hospital.

"There was one other walking wounded casualty also taken to hospital by ambulance.

"Police were also on scene."

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