Fatal Road Collision – Liskeard – Update

A fatal road traffic accident took placed on the A38 at Halfway House, in the Glynn Valley near Liskeard yesterday afternoon at around 2.22pm, Thursday 6 September 2012.
Officers from the Serious Collisions Investigation Unit have begun an investigation into the circumstances of this incident.
It is thought that there were six vehicles involved, including a motorcyclist who was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The scene was clear by around midnight and the road was reopened around 6am on Friday morning.
The motorcyclist was a local man from the Liskeard area in his early seventies who had been travelling eastbound towards Liskeard when he collided with a car and a HGV which was travelling in the opposite direction.  His next of kin have been informed.
The driver of a BMW, a 37 year old from St Austell, was arrested for causing death by dangerous driving and has been released on police bail until 9 January 2013 while officers continue with their investigation.
Police would like to appeal of witnesses to this incident – either the incident itself or to any details immediately before the incident took place – to contact them on 101 and quote log 396 of 6 September 2012.

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