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Update from coach company after crash

Update from coach company after crash

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:13am 6th February 2019. (Updated at 7:16am 6th February 2019)

It has been confirmed that a driver was taken to hospital after a coach crash near Truro.

Police think they suffered a medical episode before it came off the A390 and went through a hedge.

Truro College has confirmed its students were on board in the Penstraze area, but none were injured.

Officers and Roselyn Coaches are investigating the incident, that happened on Tuesday morning.

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It has been confirmed that a driver was taken to hospital after the coach crash on one of the main roads into Truro

"A double decker coach was involved in the incident at about 9am in the Penstraze area.

"The team at Roselyn are still liaising with the police, but early indications are that the driver blacked out and as a result the coach careered into a stone wall.

"We can confirm none of the passengers were injured and no other vehicles were involved. The driver was taken to hospital but he's since been discharged.

"Roselyn coaches will be carrying out their own investigation into the incident and will be speaking to the driver in due course.

"In the meantime the team at Roselyn continue to assist the police and DVSA with their enquiries".

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A coach has crashed on one of the main roads into Truro. Video: Brett Martin Barnes

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