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More details emerge on horror crash near Wadebridge

More details emerge on horror crash near Wadebridge

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 2:10pm 1st August 2018. (Updated at 11:23am 2nd August 2018)

More details have emerged about a horror crash near Wadebridge that left a man with potentially life-changing injuries.

Firefighters say two cars hit at 'high speed' on the B3314 late on Tuesday night.

Two people had to be cut free and were both airlifted to Derriford hospital.

A 20-year-old local man suffered potentially life-changing injuries and a 36-year-old woman from New Polzeath also sustained serious injuries.

Emergency services were scrambled to the scene and the road was closed for almost nine hours whilst investigations were carried out.

Police are now appealing for anyone who saw what happened to come forward.

"Two people were airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a two vehicle collision in Wadebridge last night [31st July].

"Emergency services were called at 11.05pm to a collision between a silver Smart Roadster and a blue Peugeot 206 on the B3314 near Wadebridge Storage.

"Both drivers were airlifted to Derriford Hospital.

"The driver of the Smart Roadster, a 20-year-old Wadebridge man, sustained potentially life-changing injuries.

"The Peugeot driver, a 36-year-old woman from New Polzeath also sustained multiple serious injuries.

"The vehicles were both badly damaged as a result of the collision.

"The road was closed for eight-and-a-half hours for a forensic scene examination and investigation to be carried out.

"Officers from the Roads Policing Team and Serious Collision Investigation Team are appealing for witnesses and asking anyone with information to contact them".

Devon and Cornwall Police

Information can be passed to police via 101@dc.police.uk or by phone on 101, quoting log number 1122 of 31/07/18.

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