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11-year-old girl injured after crash returns home

11-year-old girl injured after crash returns home

Published by Emma Carton at 2:30pm 31st October 2019. (Updated at 2:37pm 31st October 2019)

Police say a schoolgirl who was seriously injured in a crash in Cornwall has returned home.

11-year-old Alexis was caught in a collision with a car in Redruth last week.

She was treated at Bristol and Treliske, after suffering broken bones and a partially collapsed lung.

A Crowdfunder to help the youngster's family with travel costs raised more than £2,500: Read more.

Devon and Cornwall Police have confirmed their investigation is complete and no further action is being taken.

"Police have completed an investigation into a collision between a car and an 11-year-old girl in Redruth on Monday 21st October. 

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

"An 11-year-old girl sustained serious injuries and was taken to Treliske hospital for treatment. 

"Overnight, she and her family were taken by Coastguard helicopter to Bristol Royal Infirmary for further treatment. 

"She has since been discharged and has returned home.

"The driver of the car was uninjured.

"Officers from the Roads Policing Team attended and carried out a full forensic examination.

"Following a full investigation, police will not be taking any further action in relation to this matter".

Devon and Cornwall Police

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