Bude man suffers life-threatening injury in fatal crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a two-car collision on the A395 in Cornwall in which one man died and another man was seriously injured.

Emergency services were called at 5.25 pm on Friday [27 September] following the collision between a blue Mini and a silver Lexus RX 300 on the A395 between Hallworthy and Pipers Pool.

The Mini driver, a 45-year-old man from Launceston, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the Lexus, a man in his 70s from Bude, suffered a life-threatening head injury and was airlifted to Derriford Hospital. He remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition. A woman passenger received minor injuries.

Specialist traffic officers from across the Force attended and the road was closed for seven hours while an examination of the scene was carried out.

Police are asking for witnesses to the collision to contact them via 101@dc.police.uk or by phone on 101, quoting log number 0684 of 27/09/19.

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