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Man killed in A38 crash is named

61-year-old Brian Pook died in hospital from injuries sustained in the incident. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Police have named a man who died following an eight-vehicle collision on the A38 near Glynn Valley last Sunday.

Brian Pook, aged 61, from Plymouth, was riding a motorcycle and died in hospital on Sunday from injuries sustained in the incident.

Officers had already confirmed the death of 64-year-old Jennifer Parsons shortly after arriving at hospital.

Police say drivers and occupants of the other vehicles suffered minor injuries.

Woman dies after eight vehicle crash

The crash happened on the A38 towards Liskeard. Credit: Google Maps

A woman has died and a man is in a critical condition after an eight vehicle collision on the A38 at quarter to six on Sunday evening.

It happened on the eastbound approach to Trago Mills, Glynn Valley. The other drivers and passengers suffered minor injuries. A 19 year old woman has been interviewed by police.

A 62 year old male rider of a Honda Motorcycle and a 64 year old female pillion passenger suffered life threatening injuries. Both were taken to Derriford Hospital but the woman died shortly after arriving.

If anyone has any information please call 101.

Police concern for Kingsbridge man last seen yesterday morning

27-year-old Sean Doyle Sean was last seen at the Creeks End Public House in Kingsbridge. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Police in Devon are concerned for the welfare of a Kingsbridge man who was last seen yesterday morning.

27-year-old Sean Doyle Sean was last seen at the Creeks End Public House in Kingsbridge wearing a dark green jacket with a grey lined hoody over a maroon hoody, jeans and dark boots.

He is described as white, around 6ft 1ins tall with a slim build, he has brown hair with shaved sides, and his hair appears longer in the released photo.

Sean is also believed to be in possession of a dark coloured rucksack.

Police are asking anyone who sees Sean or has information regarding his whereabouts to call 101.


M5 and A30 reopen after serious crashes on the region's roads

The A30 reopened at 2pm following a fatal crash. Credit: ITV News

The M5 southbound has now reopened between junction 28 (Cullompton) and junction 29 (Exeter) following a serious collision earlier today. The section of motorway in Devon was closed after an incident at 6.45am.

Police have now completed their on-scene investigations and all three lanes were reopened just before 4pm.

An earlier incident also closed the M5 southbound between junction 25 (Taunton) and junction 26 (Wellington) and the A30 was reopened in Devon at 2pm following an early-morning incident between the A35 and A303 at Otter Vale.

Searches underway after Truro armed robbery

An investigation has started following an armed robbery in Truro. Credit: ITV News

An investigation has started following an armed robbery at Michael Spiers Jewellers on Lemon Street, Truro.

Officers were notified just before 10am on Wednesday 10 January, to reports of an armed robbery involving several men at the jewellers.

A member of the public is believed to have been injured in the incident. His injuries are said to be minor.

We have reports that four to five armed men entered the jewellers. A firearm has been seized at the scene.

It is believed that a noxious liquid was sprayed at a member of the public, his injuries are being treated as minor and paramedics treated him at the scene.

This is an extremely rare incident to happen in Truro and thankfully no one was seriously harmed in the incident.

– Inspector Rick Milburn, Devon and Cornwall Police
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