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Driver airlifted after 'serious coach crash' in Cornwall

Driver airlifted after 'serious coach crash' in Cornwall

Published by Emma Carton at 9:39am 18th November 2019. (Updated at 10:10am 18th November 2019)

Archive photo of air ambulance at scene of crash: Alliance Road Policing Team

A driver has been airlifted to hospital after what is being described as a serious coach crash in Cornwall.

Police were scrambled to reports of a vehicle carrying children having hit a wall on the A3078 at Tregony.

Two passengers are said to have suffered minor injuries after the collision on Monday morning.

Emergency services are at the scene, where the road is closed in both directions.

"Police were called at 8.30am to Tregony, following reports of a collision involving a coach carrying secondary school children.

"It was reported that the coach had been in collision with a wall.

"Emergency services are at the scene where a road closure has been put in place.

"The driver has been taken to Treliske hospital by air ambulance.

"Two passengers are believed to have sustained minor injuries.

"Vehicle recovery and a replacement bus is also at the scene".

Devon and Cornwall Police

Inrix Traffic and Travel says the road is impassable and has been closed in both directions.

"A3078 in both directions closed due to serious accident. A coach involved between B3287 Tregony Hill and Portloe Turnoff.

"Due to the nature of the incident the road is impassable at the scene".

Inrix Traffic and Travel

You can check the latest traffic and travel for Cornwall here.

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