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Published by Sarah Yeoman at 12:40pm 23rd May 2018. (Updated at 7:11pm 23rd May 2018)

Cars flip over and blocks main road near Redruth

This is the moment two cars flipped over and blocked a road in a Cornish village for several hours.

Two vehicles crashed at Four Lanes but no-one is thought to have been hurt.

Police, firefighters and paramedics were all scrambled to the scene on Wednesday morning.

Drivers were being urged to find an alternative route whilst recovery took place.

Officials have confirmed that the road has now cleared.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Police were called at 10.15am today to reports of a collision involving two vehicles near Redruth.

"It was reported that a Ford and a Mini were in collision near Four Lanes.

"Ambulance and fire services are also in attendance and there are no reports of any injuries.

"The road is blocked at this time and drivers are asked to use alternative routes where possible."

Inrix Traffic and Travel reported that the crash happened near to Pencoys Primary School but traffic is coping well.

A Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "One fire appliance and the specialist Rescue Tender from Tolvaddon Fire Station attended this incident.

"It involved two vehicles on their roof but there were no persons trapped inside.

"The crews assisted Ambulance crews and then made the vehicles and area safe."

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