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Two people airlifted to hospital after car crash in north Cornwall

Photo: ITV West Country

Two people have been airlifted to hospital following a collision between two cars near Bude in Cornwall.

Emergency services were called the scene of the crash on the A39 at Marhamchurch at 2.05pm today, 30 August.

A child with a "potentially serious head injury" was airlifted to Bristol Children’s Hospital, while an elderly male driver in the second car was airlifted to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth by a second air ambulance.

A woman and a second child in the first car are believed to have been injured.

The A39 remains closed in both directions and diversions are in place. Officers say they are working to re-open the road as soon as possible.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log 451 of 30/08/17.