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A woman's airlifted to hospital after A30 crash

A woman's airlifted to hospital after A30 crash

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 3:27pm 19th June 2018. (Updated at 10:56am 20th June 2018)

A man has suffered potentially life-changing injuries after a crash on the A30 between Camborne and Hayle.

Two vehicles collided between the Camborne West junction and Loggans Moor roundabout.

Highways reported that a car crossed from carriage way to the other and collided with another vehicle.

A woman in her 50s was airlifted to Derriford Hospital and the road was closed in both directions.

Police were on the scene on Tuesday afternoon and drivers were being urged to avoid the area.

There was queuing traffic and long delays on the Old A30 in both directions, as traffic was diverted through Connor Downs and Roseworthy.

Police were on the scene on Tuesday afternoon and drivers were being urged to avoid the area.

There was queuing traffic and long delays on the Old A30 in both directions, as traffic was diverted through Connor Downs and Roseworthy.

On Tuesday, a spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Police were called to the A30 at Loggans in Hayle following reports of a serious collision between a van and a car. Emergency services are currently with the Air Ambulance.

"Two occupants of the car, a man and a woman, have been injured and airlifted to Derriford Hospital. The man has potentially life-changing injuries".

Police have since confirmed it was a woman who was airlifted to Derriford and her injuries are now not thought to be serious.

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A Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "One appliance from Hayle, the Rescue Tender from Tolvaddon along with a Wholetime Flexi Duty Officer attended the scene of a reported two vehicle road traffic collision with reported persons trapped.

"Crash Rescue Equipment was used to assist the casualties from the vehicles who were then left in the care of SWAST and the Air Ambulance".

Highways England posted on Twitter: "  CLOSED both ways between   and B3301  due to a 2 car collision.

" are on scene dealing with the incident where a car has crossed over from one carriageway to the other and collided with a vehicle. Please plan ahead this afternoon."

Inrix Traffic and Travel said: "A30 in both directions closed due to accident, two vehicles involved between B3047 (Camborne West) and B3301 Carwin Rise / Marsh Lane / Carwin Rise (Loggans Moor Roundabout).

"The road has now been confirmed to be closed in both directions following an accident which police confirm is located on the westbound carriageway".

Highways England South-West confirmed the road reopened just before 7.30pm.

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