Cornwall A390 closed in both directions after 'serious crash'

The road closure was put in place at just before 7am this morning.

A major A-road in Cornwall has been closed in both directions due to a 'serious' crash.

The collision happened at around midnight on 19 April on the A390 between the Pengover Turnoff in Merrymeet and the Butchers Arms Junction in St Ive.

The road closure was reported just before 7am while the ambulance service and police attended the scene.

Devon and Cornwall Police says the road is likely to remain closed for the majority of the day while emergency services carry out investigations.

Motorists are being advised to avoid the area and use alternative routes.