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Urgent appeal after moped crash in Cornwall

Urgent appeal after moped crash in Cornwall

Published by Emma Carton at 6:38am 24th October 2019. (Updated at 11:41am 24th October 2019)

Police have launched an urgent appeal for clues after a serious crash in St Blazey.

Officers have confirmed a teenager remains in a critical condition after his moped and a car collided on Prideaux Road.

The 17-year-old boy was airlifted to Derriford with multiple serious injuries on Wednesday morning.

Anyone who saw something at around 11.30am is being urged to come forward.

"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 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 23 October.

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