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Bodmin man dies after serious crash

Bodmin man dies after serious crash

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 5:27pm 7th October 2019. (Updated at 5:40am 8th October 2019)

A pensioner has died from his injuries following a serious crash in Callington.

Police were called to the collision on the A388 in Callington at around 4.30pm on Sunday.

Officers attended the scene along with the ambulance and fire services.

A 73-year-old man from the Bodmin area suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital.

Sadly he later died in hospital. His family has been told.

A 58-year-old man from the Swansea area suffered serious injuries which could be life-changing. 

The road was closed for hours while investigators went over the scene

Police are urging anyone who saw what happened, or anyone with dashcam footage, to come forward.

"Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage following a serious road traffic collision involving two silver-coloured cars on the A388 near Callington at around 4.30pm on Sunday 6th October.

"Officers attended the scene along with the ambulance and fire services.

"A 73-year-old man from the Bodmin area suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital. Police have been informed that he later died as a result of his injuries. His next of kin have been informed.

"A 58-year-old man from the Swansea area suffered serious injuries which could be life-changing. 

"Officers, including specialists from the Roads Policing Team attended the scene, closed the road and launched a full forensic examination.

"Police are urging any witnesses, or anyone with dashcam footage, to come forward."

Devon and Cornwall Police

Anyone with information can contact police by calling 101, or emailing 101@dc.police.uk, quoting log number 601 of 06/10/19.

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