Two people ‘seriously injured’ and several others hurt in five-car pile-up on Cornish road

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TWO people have been seriously injured in a five car pile up in Cornwall this morning.

Devon and Cornwall Police said a number of other people had been injured in the crash on the A38, near Landrake.

Two people ‘seriously injured’ and several others hurt in five-car pile-up on Cornish road

Police have closed the road while they deal with the incident

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called at 11.15am today to reports of a multiple-vehicle accident.

Three air ambulances were also scrambled following the “serious collision”.

The crash has blocked the road and the A38 has been closed in both directions at Trerulefoot and Carkeel.

Diversions are currently in place and the road is expected to be closed for a “number of hours”.

Police said: “Emergency services are currently at the scene of a serious multiple vehicle collision on the A38 near Landrake.

“Police, fire and ambulance crews were called at 11.15am on Sunday July 9 following the collision involving five vehicles.

“Two people are seriously injured while a number of other people have also sustained injuries.

“The collision has blocked the road and the A38 has been closed in both directions at Trerulefoot and Carkeel. Diversions are in place.

“The road is expected to remain closed for a number of hours so police are asking motorists to avoid the area for the time being.

“Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or phone 101, quoting 478 of 09/07/17.”

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