A driver in his 50s had to be released from his car after it hit the wall of a house and ended up on its roof, on Abbey Hill in Lelant near to St Ives, around 7.15am on Friday.
Police said the man had a serious head injury and was airlifted by a search and rescue helicopter to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth with life threatening injuries.
Three residents at block of flats in St Ives had to be moved to temporary accommodation earlier today after a water pipe burst.
Firemen were called to pump out three of the newly re-developed flats which front Porthmeor Beach. They were covered in six inches of water.
One of the highlights of the Cornish calendar is underway in St Ives. The two week September festival features music and events. It also provides a late season boost for the town.
More than 300 contributors are involved at different venues, ranging from art galleries to the beach. Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports.
Music, literature and the arts all feature in the St Ives September Festival which has started a two week run.
More than 300 events are taking place, some on the beach and in artists' studios.
The festival started in 1977 and provides a late season boost for the town.
The sculpture was taken from Porthminster Gallery in St Ives on the morning of August the 9th.
A unique bronze scuplture has been stolen from a gallery in St Ives.
The abstract sculpture, entitled Kaimos Creature (2007), was on display on a plinth in Porthminster Gallery in the town.
Police say the thief visited the gallery on August the 9th, picked up the sculpture, which is said to be worth around £3,400, and walked out with it.
Police and coastguard rescue teams are heading back out to cliffs in Cornwall on Friday morning to search for a missing man.
Derek Wilton from Illogan has not been seen since Thursday morning.
His Volvo car was found at North Cliffs near Camborne and a search was launched last night.
The Falmouth Coastguard are carrying out a major search in the St Ives area of Cornwall.
Coastguard teams were called to assist the police in the search for a missing person earlier this evening.
The inshore lifeboat and rescue helicopter from Culdrose were called to the Hell's Mouth area.
Searches have now stopped due to the light, but will resume at around 7am.
The nursing home in St Ives criticised by the Care Quality Commission for failing to respect the dignity and privacy of its elderly residents has responded to its report.
The Cornwallis Nursing Home has argued that positive aspects of their care have been overlooked:
A nursing home in St Ives has been criticised by a government watchdog for failing to respect the dignity and privacy of elderly residents.
The Care Quality Commission have said the Cornwallis Nursing Home on Trewidden Road allowed many of its residents to remain 'unkept' and soiled.
The CQC said it needed to improve in all of the seven key areas it judges residential care on.