A man's been killed after his car ploughed into a stationary trailer in Cornwall.
The man was the only occupant of the car which struck the trailer on the A38 near the Carkeel roundabout at Saltash, east Cornwall, on Saturday morning.
He was pronounced dead at Plymouth’s Derriford Hospital.
It's the second fatal accident in the region in two days after a 58 year old local cyclist was killed on the A38 at Lee Mill, Devon, on Friday morning. He was hit by a lorry.
A stretch of the A38 at Saltash is expected to be closed for much of the day.
A stretch of the A38 in South East Cornwall is expected to remain closed all day after a serious accident.
The crash happened between the Carkeel Roundabout and Liskeard Road, in Saltash.
A lorry is understood to have been involved in the accident, which happened shortly before 7.30am today. One person has been taken to hospital.
Diversions are in place and drivers are being asked to use the A388 between Carkeel and Stoketon Cross.
The A38 is currently closed in both directions at Carkeel. Diversions are in place and long delays are expected.
It's due to a serious accident involving a car and a lorry. Police are directing traffic.
Saltash is the first town in Cornwall to benefit from mobile internet speeds five times faster than 3G
It's one of 21 towns across the country to have 4G switched on today. It's hoped the arrival of 4G will make Cornwall one of the best connected areas in the Britain.
Traffic returned to normal on A38 in both directions between B3271 and B3271 following Saltash tunnel closure.
A38 in both directions closed, slow traffic between B3271 and B3271.
The Saltash tunnel has been closed in both directions due to technical problems.
A 25-year-old man from Saltash is due before magistrates this morning charged after a teenager was stabbed in the town.
Police were called to Alamein Road at around 2pm on Tuesday 27 May. A 19-year-old man was taken to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth suffering from a number of stab wounds.
Andrew Barker is due before Bodmin Magistrates today, charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.
Officers are continuing to investigate in the Alamein Road area would like to hear from any witnesses.
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