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Serious collision, Launceston


Motorcyclist sustains serious injuries

Police are appealing for witnesses of a road traffic collision near Launceston yesterday evening, Sunday 27 September, involving a motorcyclist.

Police were called to the A388 at Stourcombe, Launceston, at around 5.30pm. The motorcyclist, who was riding a Triumph motorcycle, was taken to Derriford Hospital by the Cornwall Air Ambulance with life threatening injuries.  

Officers from Devon and Cornwall’s Alliance Roads Policing Team and response officers attended along with a Forensic Collision Investigator and Scenes of Crime Officer, and a full investigation of the scene took place. 

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

Witnesses, and anyone with dashcam footage of the incident, are asked to contact police on 101 or via email at, quoting log 714, 27/09/2020.

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