Two people in hospital after serious A30 crash near Bodmin

Two people are in hospital following a serious three-vehicle crash on the A30 in Cornwall. The incident, which happened just after 1pm this afternoon (September 2), involved a car, a breakdown recovery truck, and a van, which ended up on its side. The A30 has been closed between Victoria and Innis Downs, resulting in long tailbacks.

This afternoon a spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said one of the casualties, a woman, was airlifted to hospital. Her condition was described as critical. The second casualty, a man, was taken to hospital via land ambulance.

No details about his injuries have been released at this stage. A spokesperson for South Western Ambulance Service Trust (SWAST) said: “As well as one patient being conveyed by air ambulance to hospital, we have also transported the other patient to hospital by land”.

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Devon and Cornwall Police issued an update on the condition of the female casualty, saying: “The woman has been airlifted to Derriford Hospital and her condition is described as critical”. A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police had said previously that the female was in a serious condition after the incident.

They said: “Officers attended reports of a three-vehicle collision reported at 1.15 pm today, 2 September, Involving a van, a breakdown recovery truck and a car on the A30 between Victoria and Innis Downs [eastbound] “One woman is believed seriously injured and is being treated by paramedics. “The van ended up on its side with one man inside.

He is out of the vehicle and being treated by ambulance. The severity of injuries not yet known. “The carriageway has been closed eastbound with the westbound carriageway also being temporarily closed for the air ambulance to land.

“Fire service also on the scene”.

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