From Devon & Cornwall Police:
Police were called at around 1.13 pm on Wednesday 2 September to 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by callIing 101 quoting Log 442 of 2nd September 2020.