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Biker rushed to hospital after crash in Cornwall

Biker rushed to hospital after crash in Cornwall

Published by Emma Carton at 10:07am 26th July 2018. (Updated at 4:03pm 26th July 2018)

Two bikers are hurt after separate crashes on a busy Cornish road.

One suffered minor injuries after a car and motorbike hit on the A390 in Truro on Thursday morning.

Another was rushed to hospital after a second collision on the same road.

That also involved a car and a motorbike, closing the stretch leading to Chiverton Cross roundabout.

Police, paramedics and Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service were scrambled to Penstraze just after 9am.

"Police and ambulance are in attendance at a collision involving a car and a motorcycle on the A390 near to Chiverton Cross, Truro.

"The incident was reported to police at 9.05am today [26 July].

"The male motorcyclist was taken to hospital, however his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening or life-changing.

"The road was closed while further investigation work was carried out".

Devon and Cornwall Police

"One appliance from Tolvaddon Fire Station attended a road traffic collision involving one motorcycle and one car. 

"The crew assisted the Police and Ambulance service while the road was closed".

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service

Inrix Traffic and Travel says the A390 has reopened and the tailbacks in the area are clearing.

"Traffic easing, accident cleared on A390 in both directions from A30 (Chiverton Cross Roundabout, Blackwater) to Chacewater Garden turn-off (Penstraze). The road was previously closed".

You can check the latest traffic and travel for Cornwall here.

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