From Devon & Cornwall Police:

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a collision in Cornwall in which one person died.

Police were called at approximately 11:40pm on Sunday 30 April following reports of a two-vehicle collision having occurred on the westbound carriageway of the A30 between the Two Bridges and Plusha in Cornwall, involving a grey VW Beetle and a grey Ford S-MAX.

As a result of the collision, the VW Beetle driver who is a man in his 50s from the Truro area, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The driver of the Ford who is a man in his 70s from the Launceston area was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Devon & Cornwall Police

Officers from the Alliance Armed Response, No Excuse Team and Roads Policing Team attended the scene to complete a full forensic investigation.

The scene of the collision remains partially closed as efforts to recover one of the vehicles continue; we expect this to have taken place and the road to be fully cleared by later this morning, Monday 1 May.

Police are appealing for witnesses and would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or who saw either vehicle prior to the collision.

Anyone with any information or who has dashcam footage that can assist with the investigation is asked to contact the police on 101 quoting log number 1059 30 April.

Information can also be reported via the force website.