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23-year-old man 'critical' following Cornwall crash

23-year-old man 'critical' following Cornwall crash

Published by Emma Carton at 6:48am 7th February 2020. (Updated at 4:17pm 7th February 2020)

A young man is in a critical condition in hospital after a crash in west Cornwall.

The 23-year-old has suffered life-threatening injuries after a car and van hit near Helston.

He has been transferred to Derriford after Thursday's collision closed the back road at Little Pengwedna.

A stretch of the B3302 near Nancegollan was closed for almost eight hours.

Police are urging anyone who saw something just after 7am to come forward.

"Police were called at around 7am on Thursday 6 February to reports of a two vehicle collision on the B3302 between Hayle and Helston.

"The collision involved a blue Peugeot and a silver Volkswagen transporter. The Peugeot was travelling toward Hayle and the Volkswagen towards Helston when the collision occurred.

"The driver of the Peugeot, a 23-year-old local man, sustained life-threatening injuries and was initially taken to RCH Truro but then transferred to Derriford.

"The driver of the Volkswagen sustained minor injuries.

"Officers from the Alliance’s Roads Policing Team and local officers attended the scene and commenced an investigation.

"Police are appealing for any witnesses who were in the area at the time of the collision".

Devon and Cornwall Police

Anyone witnessed the incident and anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log 124 6 February.

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