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Woman flees crash scene after car rolls over

Woman flees crash scene after car rolls over

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 8:43am 16th August 2019.

A woman has fled the scene of a crash after a car rolled over several times near Liskeard.

Firefighters, police and paramedics got the shout to St Cleer just after 8.30pm on Thursday evening.

Officers say the vehicle turned over and the driver ran towards Liskeard.

She was later found at a property in the town and taken to hospital with a hand injury.

The road was closed for around four hours and police are still investigating.

"Police and fire were called at 8.35pm yesterday [15th August] following a single vehicle collision in St Cleer.

"A Peugeot 207 lost control and turned over a number of times.

"A woman fled the scene of the collision and ran in the direction of Liskeard. No-one else was in the vehicle.

"Officers carried out a search and the woman was located at an address in Liskeard a short time later. 

"She had sustained a hand injury and was taken to hospital.

"The road was blocked. Re-opened at 12.36am today [16th August].

"Police enquiries continue."

Devon and Cornwall Police

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