Two people have been killed in a crash involving a lorry and a car on the A30 at Crowlas near Penzance. It happened just before 9.50pm last night. Both vehicles went up in flames as a result.
The two occupants of the car died. Police are working to identify them and inform their next of kin.
The lorry driver suffered minor cuts and bruises.
The road is likely to stay closed until midday while investigations continue.
Officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the accident or saw the lorry or car shortly before they crashed.
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