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Crash shuts road close to Cornish beauty spot

Crash shuts road close to Cornish beauty spot

Published by Emma Carton at 5:28pm 25th May 2019. (Updated at 7:15pm 25th May 2019)

Image from the scene: Alliance Roads Policing Team

Police have described a crash which closed a road near a Cornish beauty spot as serious.

The collision happened on the B3276, close to Bedruthan Steps, late on Saturday lunchtime.

A motorbike was the only vehicle involved and the rider has been airlifted to hospital.

The  road was closed in both directions for investigation work but has since reopened.

Earlier, The Alliance Roads Policing Team tweeted this warningurging drivers to avoid the area.

"We are currently dealing with a serious RTC on the B3276 Bedruthan Steps.

"The road is closed while we investigate. Please avoid the area".

Alliance Roads Policing Team

Inrix Traffic and Travel was reporting slow traffic and buses between Newquay and Padstow were affected.

However, Devon and Cornwall Police confirmed the road was reopened at around 6.30pm.

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

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