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Man arrested after death of young woman in crash

Man arrested after death of young woman in crash

Published by Emma Carton at 8:48am 3rd February 2020.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a fatal crash in Cornwall.

A 20-year-old woman lost her life when two cars collided on the B3274 at Winnards Perch.

It happened between the A39 and the junction for St Eval on Sunday afternoon.

Police are urging anyone who saw something just after 1.30pm, or who has dashcam footage, to come forward.

"A woman has died following a collision which happened Sunday 2nd February on the B3274 at Winnards Perch, St Columb.

"The incident happened at around 1.30pm and involved a yellow Peugeot 205 and a black Mercedes Estate.

"As a result of the collision, a 20-year-old woman was declared deceased at scene.

"The other people involved in the collision were treated at hospital for minor injuries.

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

"A 23-year-old man from St Columb Major was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been released under investigation pending further enquiries".

Devon and Cornwall Police

Witnesses and anybody with dashcam footage to the collision or prior to the collision are requested to contact police via 101 quoting log number 474 of 02/02/20.

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