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Pedestrian dies after serious crash in Cornish village

Pedestrian dies after serious crash in Cornish village

Published by Emma Carton at 7:41am 2nd March 2020.

Police have confirmed a pedestrian has died after a serious crash near Bodmin.

The casualty was caught in a collision with a car on the main road through Lanivet.

Members of the public, police and paramedics tried to help just before 10.30pm on Sunday.

However tragically, officers have confirmed that the pedestrian could not be saved.

They are urging anyone who saw something on the A389 near Bodmin nursery to come forward.

"At approximately 2233hrs on Sunday 1st March police were informed of a road traffic collision on the A389 outside of Bodmin nursery, Westheath Avenue, Lanivet involving a blue Honda Civic and a male pedestrian.

"Despite best efforts from members of the public, police and ambulance staff the pedestrian was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.  

"Specialist officers from the Devon and Cornwall’s Alliance Roads Policing Team attended along with a Forensic Collision Investigator and Scene of Crime Officer.

"The driver of the vehicle is helping police with their enquiries.

"A full investigation of the scene took place and officers are working to establish the exact cause of this collision.

"Police would like to thank the public for their patience while they investigated the scene.  

"Police are appealing for any witnesses to this collision and who may have dash cam footage to telephone 101 quoting Log 829 01/03/2020".

Devon and Cornwall Police

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