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Dashcam appeal after a teenager died in a crash

Dashcam appeal after a teenager died in a crash

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:50am 30th December 2019. (Updated at 7:59am 30th December 2019)

Police have issued an appeal for dashcam footage after a fatal crash in a Cornish village.

A teenager has died after a cyclist and a van collided near Stithians.

Paramedics were also scrambled to Tubbon Hill, but the casualty could not be saved.

Anyone who saw something at around 1.45pm on Saturday is being urged to come forward.

"At approximately 1345 hours on Saturday 28th December 2019, Devon and Cornwall Police received a call from ambulance control stating that there had been a road traffic collision on Tubbon Hill near Stithians, Cornwall and that a cyclist had collided with a van. 

"South Western Ambulance Service Trust resources attended the scene, along with officers and staff from Devon and Cornwall Police.

"Tragically a teenager, local to the area, died at the scene as a result of their injuries.

"Local police officers, operations department officers and officers from the Roads Policing Team attended the scene. 

"The road was closed in order to carry out full investigation, including a forensic examination.

"Police are requesting that any witnesses with any information and or dash camera footage please come forward, unless they have already been in contact with officers at the scene.

"The police incident number is 391, dated 28th December 2019".

Devon and Cornwall Police

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