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Appeal as Redruth crash leaves a girl seriously hurt

Appeal as Redruth crash leaves a girl seriously hurt

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 6:45am 22nd October 2019. (Updated at 7:40am 22nd October 2019)

Police appeal for dashcam footage after a serious collision in Redruth, involving an 11-year-old girl.

The young pedestrian was rushed to Treliske after the incident with a car on Falmouth Road.

Officers say the casualty, who is local, suffered potentially life-changing, late on Tuesday lunchtime.

The area was cordoned off and anyone who saw something at around 1pm is being urged to come forward.

"Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage following a collision between a car and an 11-year-old girl in Redruth today (Monday 21 October).  

"The incident happened on the B3300 Falmouth Road, near to the junction with Treruffe Hill, at around 1pm.  

"The ambulance service also attended the scene.

"The local girl suffered potentially life-changing injuries and was taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Treliske where she is receiving specialist treatment and care.

"Local police officers and specialists from the Roads Policing Team attended the scene, closed the road and launched a full forensic examination.

"Police have asked witnesses or anyone with information or dashcam footage to come forward, unless they have already been in contact with officers at the scene.

"Contact police on 101, or email 101@dc.police.uk, quoting incident number 299 of 21/10/19".

Devon and Cornwall Police

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