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Man 'falls from moving car' in Newquay

Man 'falls from moving car' in Newquay

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 12:42pm 2nd October 2019. (Updated at 1:20pm 2nd October 2019)

A man has suffered potentially life-threatening injuries after reportedly falling from a moving car in Newquay.

It happened on Alexander Road in Porth on Wednesday morning.

Police and paramedics were called to the scene and the casualty has been airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries.

The road was closed in both directions and officers are trying to work out what exactly happened.

Officials have confirmed that the stretch has now reopened.

Porth crash Newquay

"Police and ambulance were called at 9.30am today after a report of a man having fallen from a moving car in Alexandra Road, Porth, Newquay.

"The man has sustained serious head injuries which are described as potentially life-threatening at this time.

"He has been airlifted to Derriford by air ambulance.

"The road is closed from Porth Beach to Trevelgue Road.

"Enquiries are being conducted into the circumstances of the incident."

Devon and Cornwall Police

Porth crash Newquay

"Watergate Road in both directions re-opened, traffic easing, accident cleared between Lewarne Road and Trevelgue Road.

"The road was closed following an accident near the Mermaid Inn."

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