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Serious collision , A30 Victoria, Cornwall

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Woman died in hospital

Police have today named a 79-year-old woman who has died following a two vehicle collision.

Police were notified at around 1.13pm on Wednesday 2 September of a road traffic collision on the Eastbound carriageway of the A30 between Victoria and Innis Downs, Cornwall.

The driver of the Ford Transit, a 64-year-old man from Wales, was uninjured.

79-year-old local woman, Iris Udy, sustained serious injuries and was taken to Derriford Hospital. Police has since been informed that she sadly passed away in hospital in the early hours of the 12 September.

Officers from the Alliance’s Roads Policing Team attended the scene and commenced an investigation of the scene with officers working to establish the cause of the collision.

Police are appealing for any witnesses who were in the area at the time of the collision and may also have Dash Cam. 

Please contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by calling 101 quoting Log 442 of 2September 2020.


Appeal for dash-cam footage

Police were notified at around 1.13pm on Wednesday 2 September of a road traffic collision on the Eastbound carriageway of the A30 between Victoria and Innis Downs, Cornwall.

The collision involved a black Ford Transit and a white & red Mitsubishi Recovery Truck. The Recovery Truck was stationary with the recovery driver attending to a broken down black Peugeot 308 and its occupants when the Ford Transit collided with the rear of the Recovery Truck.  

Significant damage was caused to all vehicles with the Ford Transit rolling on to its side.

The driver of the Ford Transit, a 64-year-old man from Wales, escaped injury but sadly a 79-year-old local woman, who was from the broken down Peugeot, sustained serious injuries and was taken to Derriford Hospital in a critical condition.

Officers from the Alliance’s Roads Policing Team attended the scene and commenced an investigation of the scene with officers working to establish the cause of the collision.

Police are appealing for any witnesses who were in the area at the time of the collision and may also have Dash Cam. 

Please contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by callIing 101 quoting Log 442 of 2nd September 2020.


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