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Serious collision, St Austell


Three taken to hospital

Witnesses are sought to a serious collision in Carclaze, St Austell, yesterday morning [9 September] in which three people were injured, one critically.

Emergency services were called at 6.45am following the collision between a silver BMW, a blue Fiat 500 Abarth and a grey Audi A3 on the A391.

Three people sustained injuries and were taken to Treliske Hospital.

The driver of the Audi, a man in his 20s from St Austell, sustained potentially life-threatening injuries and was later transferred to Derriford Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

The BMW driver, a man in his 40s from the Par area, and his male passenger were both treated for minor injuries.

The Fiat driver was uninjured.

Police closed the road for eight-and-a-half hours while a specialist examination of the scene took place.

Officers from the Roads Policing Team attended and are appealing for witnesses as part of the investigation into the collision.

Witnesses to the collision are requested to contact police with any relevant information via or by phone on 101, quoting log number 108 of 09/09/19.


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