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Police appeal for information following fatal collision

The collision near St Agnes has left two people dead. Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

Devon & Cornwall Police are appealing for witnesses following the collision near St Agnes which left two people dead.

Police responded to reports at around 3.20am on Sunday of a car being involved in a collision with a pedestrian between Chiverton Cross Roundabout and St Agnes, Cornwall.

When they arrived at the scene, they discovered the bodies of man and a woman, were found near the scene.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remain in police custody awaiting interview.

We are investigating the circumstance surrounding the death of these two people, and we are keeping and open mind.

We are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time, especially if you saw either of the two walkers on the road from St Agnes towards the A30 prior to the collision, or a white S4 Audi Estate during this time as you could hold vital information.

– Police Spokesman


Motorcyclist dies after collision with car in North Devon

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 20-year-old man has died following a collision on the A3125 in Barnstaple.

The collision involving a motorcycle and a car happened on the A3125 roundabout junction shortly after 3.05pm on Sunday.

A 32-year-old man from Surrey were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

A 28-year-old woman from Hampshire was also arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit.


WWI military hospital exhibition opens to the public in Devon

The exhibition has opened at a National Trust property in Devon. Credit: ITV West Country

A WWI military hospital exhibition has opened in Devon, which explores the history of caring for soldiers during the first world war.

One hundred years ago, Knightshayes Court in Tiverton served as a makeshift hospital for soldiers wounded on the front line.

The exhibition at the National Trust property is open to the public through the summer holidays and autumn.

Peta Richards from the National Trust spoke to us about some of the drawings on show:

Tom Daley wins his first World Championship medal in six years

Plymouth's Tom Daley has won a bronze medal in the 10 metre platform final at World Diving Championships in Russia.

Daley qualified third for this evening's final, high on confidence after winning gold in the mixed team event on Thursday. It's the first medal Daley has won since his, and at the time Britain's only-ever, individual diving World Championship gold medal in 2009, when he was just 15.

Since then his other major success was a bronze at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The medal shows he is on course to compete in Rio next year.

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