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Car Crashes Through Shop Window

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 11:02am 17th June 2013 (Updated 10:29am 18th June 2013)

A car has smashed through a shop in Camborne.

It is thought to have gone into the window of the bookies, Bet Fred, on Trelowarren Street on Monday morning, taking a pedestrian with it.

Camborne Crash

A woman has been taken to Derriford hospital by ambulance. The driver is suffering from shock. Police have shut part of the main shopping street in the town. One person who was nearby at the time said: "We came out of the cafe and saw the car.

There was a lady stood there who has been quite badly hurt - that's all we know." Sergeant Phillip Grigg said: "A pedestrian was behind the vehicle at the time and actually went into the shop.

Numerous emergency service personnel turned up at the scene, including the air ambulance.

"At the moment we are describing her injuries as serious and life threatening. "We are going to have to ask the public to be patient with us - there is a need for a full investigation to take place."

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Photo credit: Alannah Butler

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