Reports that a speedboat has 'mowed down' six people in North Cornwall

Falmouth Coastguard have confirmed a major rescue operation is underway on the Cornish Coast.

There are reports that a group of six people were struck by an out of control speedboat near Padstow harbour.

Emergency services believe a number of the group have been seriously injured .

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Father took wheel of speedboat before accident

A father and his young daughter were killed by their out-of-control speedboat in Padstow last May after he took over the steering from his wife, investigators found.