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A30 Hayle bypass closed both ways due to accident

The A30 Hayle Bypass in Cornwall is closed in both directions and there is queueing traffic due to an accident.

That's between Loggans Moor Roundabout and St Erth Roundabout.

All three emergency services responded to the crash. Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service says one appliance from Hayle and the Rescue Tender from Tolvaddon attended the incident.

It involved one vehicle and there were no persons trapped. Crews made the vehicle safe.


Two men released on bail after 'unexplained death' of man

Two men have been released on bail after a man in his 50s died Credit: ITV News

Two men have been released on bail after a man in his 50s died.

Yesterday (Jan 23) police were called to a report of a disturbance at a residential premises in Horsedowns Road, Leedstown near Hayle.

At the premises, police and paramedics located a local man who was unresponsive and who has subsequently died.

His family have been informed but formal identification has not yet taken place.

As a result of this sudden and unexplained death, two local men, aged 43 and 70, were arrested on suspicion of murder.

After assisting police with enquiries they were released on police bail until April 29th.

Detective Inspector Gail Windsor says "We are not looking for anybody else in connection with this incident."

Two men have been released on bail after a man in his 50s died Credit: ITV News


'Annie' the horse saved from high ledge

A specialist animal line rescue vehicle and a specialist team rescued a horse trapped in a precarious position in Townshend, Hayle.

The horse was released successfully and returned back into the care of its owners.

Police want to identify coastal path walker in search for missing pensioner

Police currently searching for Eugene Evans, who's missing from Hayle in Cornwall, are trying to identify a coastal walker as part of their appeal to the public.

Have you seen Eugene Evans?

Mr Evans was reported missing from his home in St Erth on Tuesday 24 November.

Police say they have had reports of a man using the south west coastal path between Portreath and Porthtowan - they would like to identify him and to eliminate him from their enquiries.


  • tall
  • thin build
  • wearing a long green wax style jacket and a black beanie hat
  • seen in the Lighthouse Hill area on Monday 23 November between 11.30am and midday

If you are the man described who was walking in the Lighthouse Hill area on Monday, or if you have seen Eugene Evans, please contact police on 101 quoting log 395 of 24 November.

Concern grows for missing Cornish pensioner

Eugene Evans Credit: Devon and Cornwall police

Police are concerned for the welfare of 71-year-old Eugene Evans, who is missing from Hayle, Cornwall.

Mr Evans is described as white, 6ft tall, of slim build with light coloured hair and a receding hairline.

Until recently he had dread locks but he is believed to have cut them off.

He was reported missing from his home in St Erth yesterday (24 November).

Family have not seen him since the weekend.

Man released on bail in terrorism investigation

The man was arrested at the Balti King restaurant on Monday Credit: ITV News

A 26-year-old man arrested in Hayle on suspicion of preparing for an act of terrorism has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Officers from the South East Counter Terrorism Unit (SECTU) working alongside officers from the Devon and Cornwall Police made the arrest at the Balti King restaurant in Fore Street in Hayle on Monday, 3 November.

Police say the investigation relates to conflicts overseas and is not linked to any immediate threat to local communities or anywhere else in the UK.

The man, who is not thought to be a British National, has been bailed until 3 February 2015

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