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Fresh appeal after serious crash near Penzance

Fresh appeal after serious crash near Penzance

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 5:44am 10th April 2019. (Updated at 10:54am 10th April 2019)

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A serious crash near Penzance has sparked a fresh appeal from police.

Two cars collided on the road to St Just early on Tuesday morning - closing the A3071 for hours.

Two drivers were trapped in their vehicles at the scene in Newbridge.

A man in his 30s was airlifted to Derriford with serious injuries and another man in his 40s was taken to Treliske with minor injuries.

Officers carried out a full investigation and are asking anyone who saw what happened to get in touch.



"At approximately 6.45am on Tuesday 9th April police were informed of a two vehicle road traffic collision on the A3071 outside of Newbridge.

"The collision involved a black Seat and a red Ford. On arrival both drivers were reported to be trapped in their vehicles.

"One man, in his 40s, sustained minor injuries and was taken to Treliske hospital by land ambulance.

"The second driver, a man in his 30s, was flown to Derriford by Air Ambulance for treatment for injuries now described as serious not but life threatening.

"Specialist officers from the Devon and Cornwall’s Alliance Roads Policing Team attended along with a Forensic Collision Investigator and Scenes of Crime Officer.

"A full investigation of the scene took place and officers are working to establish the cause of this collision.

"Police would like to thank the public for their patience while they investigated the scene and are appealing for any witnesses."

Devon and Cornwall Police

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to call officers on 101 quoting Log 126 09/04/19.

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