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Person suffers life-changing injury after 'collision'

Person suffers life-changing injury after 'collision'

Published by Emma Carton at 6:43am 16th September 2019. (Updated at 12:13pm 16th September 2019)

A passenger has suffered a life-changing head injury after a serious incident on Cornwall's roads.

Police say one vehicle was involved at Tremar near Liskeard.

The casualty was rushed to Derriford on Sunday evening.

Officers are describing it as a collision, but they are still trying to work out exactly what happened.

Anyone show saw something between 6.30pm and 7pm is being urged to come forward.

"At 18:46hrs on Sunday the 15th of September 2019, police were notified of a single vehicle incident at Tremar near liskeard. 

"A passenger from a motor vehicle a VW Golf travelling through this area has sustained serious life-changing injuries. 

"It is unclear at this time how the passenger came to receive these injuries and is currently at Derriford Hospital undergoing treatment for a serious head injury.

"Officers from the Alliance's Roads Policing Team, based in Devon and Cornwall, attended the scene.

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

"Police thank the public for their patience while they investigated the scene".  

Devon and Cornwall Police

Police are appealing for any witnesses who were in the area at the time of the collision to call 101, quoting log 785 of the 15th September 2019.

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