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Woman dies after serious crash at Chiverton Cross

Woman dies after serious crash at Chiverton Cross

Published by Emma Cartonat 5:34pm 24th June 2019. (Updated at 10:09pm 24th June 2019)

Police have confirmed a woman has died after a serious crash near Chiverton Cross.

Another driver has suffered a serious leg injury after two cars collided on the B3277, which is the road to St Agnes.

Paramedics and firefighters were also scrambled to the scene between Towan Cross and Three Burrows.

Road closures were in force into Monday evening but have since been lifted

Devon and Cornwall Police had warned drivers to expect the road to be closed for some time, however it has since reopened.

"Emergency services remain at the scene of a serious two-car collision near Chiverton Cross in Cornwall in which one woman has died.

"Police, fire and ambulance were called just before 1.30pm today (24th June) following the collision on the B3277 close to Chiverton Cross.

"The female driver of one vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene.

"The driver of the second vehicle has sustained a serious leg injury.

"The passenger in this car was also inured but not believed to be serious; both have since been taken to Treliske Hospital.

"Scene investigators from the serious collisions unit are in attendance and localised closures are expected to be in place for the foreseeable future; road users are advised to find an alternative routes".

Devon and Cornwall Police

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk  or by phone on 101, quoting log number 0378 of 24/06/19.

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