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Fresh police appeal after fatal A30 crash

Fresh police appeal after fatal A30 crash

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 1:43pm 21st May 2018.

A fresh appeal has gone out after a fatal crash on the A30 near Redruth claimed a pedestrian's life.

A man in his twenties died after being caught in a collision with a van.

It happened between the Avers and Scorrier junctions in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police are asking anyone who saw what happened to come forward.

They are also asking for anyone who was driving a tractor between Avers and Chiverton Cross at the time to get in touch.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Police were called at around 1.15am on Saturday 19th May to reports of a serious collision on the A30 near Scorrier, Cornwall.

"Emergency services attended the scene following reports that a small silver van was in collision with a pedestrian.

"The pedestrian, a man in his 20s, died as a result of his injuries. His next of kin are aware and are being supported by officers locally.

"Police are appealing for witnesses driving in the area at that time.

"The investigation team would also like to speak to anyone driving an agricultural tractor on the A30 Eastbound between Avers roundabout and Chiverton Cross between midnight and 00:30am on Saturday morning.

"This vehicle was displaying a flashing amber beacon and was towing a plough type implement."

Anyone with information to contact police on 101@dc.police.uk or by calling 101 quoting log 71 of Saturday 19 May.

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