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Three-vehicle crash on Cornwall's A38

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Published by Emma Carton at 8:27am 16th January 2019. (Updated at 2:26pm 16th January 2019)

A woman has been taken to hospital after a multi-vehicle crash on Cornwall's A38.

Three vehicles were reportedly caught in the collision near the Saltash tunnel.

The eastbound carriageway has since cleared but delays are still being reported in the area.

"Police were called at 7.30am on 16 January to reports of a three car collision between the Carkeel roundabout and the Saltash Tunnel.

"No injuries are reported but a woman has been taken to hospital as a precaution.

"One lane Plymouth bound is blocked".

Devon and Cornwall Police

Inrix Trafic and Travel is reporting tailbacks between the Carkeel roundabout and the tunnel.

"Slow traffic due to an earlier accident. Three vehicles involved on the A38 eastbound between the A388 (Carkeel Roundabout, Carkeel) and the A38 (Saltash Tunnel, Saltash).

"All lanes have been re-opened. The accident happened around 07:30 this morning just before the Saltash tunnel".

Inrix Traffic and Travel

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

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