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Fatal A38 crash: Police appeal for dashcam footage

Fatal A38 crash: Police appeal for dashcam footage

Published by Emma Carton at 9:25am 10th May 2019.

Police are appealing for dashcam footage after a fatal crash on the A38 in south-east Cornwall.

Officers have confirmed that a woman who died was a 69-year-old from Looe.

A 66-year-old man, also from the Looe area, was driving and suffered serious injuries.

He was rushed to hospital and remains at Derriford after a two-car collision at Menheniot.

The incident happened on Thursday afternoon, closing the westbound carriageway for over five hours.

"One woman had died following a serious collision on the A38.

"Police were called at around 1.30pm yesterday [Thursday 9 May] following a collision between a Volvo V50 and a Ford Fiesta on the A38 at Menheniot, Liskeard.

"Emergency services attended including the air ambulance and the road was closed for six hours.

"The male driver of the Volvo sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

"The driver of the Fiesta, a 66-year-old man from Looe sustained injuries described as serious but not life-threatening and was taken to Derriford by land ambulance.

"His passenger, a 69-year-old woman also from the Looe area sustained fatal injuries. Her next of kin have been informed.

"Police are appealing from witnesses and would also like to hear from anyone who has any dashcam footage that can assist with the investigation.

"Please contact 101@dc.police.uk quoting log number 393 for the 9th of May".

Devon and Cornwall Police

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