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Teenage boy seriously hurt in moped crash

Teenage boy seriously hurt in moped crash

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 2:32pm 23rd October 2019. (Updated at 4:43pm 23rd October 2019)

A teenage boy has suffered potentially life-threatening injuries after a moped crash in St Blazey.

The 17-year-old collided with a car on Prideaux Road at around 11.30am on Wednesday morning.

He was airlifted to Derriford Hospital after suffering multiple serious injuries. His family has been told.

Police say the driver of the car was uninjured.

Investigators went over the scene to try and work out how the collision happened.

"Police were called at 11.30am on Wednesday 23rd October to Prideaux road, St Blazey, following reports of a two vehicle collision.

"It was reported that the collision involved a Black Audi and a Black Yamaha Moped.

"As a result of the collision the moped rider, a 17-year-old boy, sustained multiple serious injuries, being treated as life threatening.

"He was taken by air ambulance to Derriford Hospital, where he remains at this time. His next of kin have been informed.

"The driver of the Audi was uninjured.

"Officers from the Roads Policing Team attended the collision to investigate and establish how the collision occurred."

Devon and Cornwall Police

Anyone who witnessed the collision and anyone with information is asked to contact Devon and Cornwall Police on 101 quoting log number 0267 of 23rd October.

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