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Man killed in A38 crash is named

61-year-old Brian Pook died in hospital from injuries sustained in the incident. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Police have named a man who died following an eight-vehicle collision on the A38 near Glynn Valley last Sunday.

Brian Pook, aged 61, from Plymouth, was riding a motorcycle and died in hospital on Sunday from injuries sustained in the incident.

Officers had already confirmed the death of 64-year-old Jennifer Parsons shortly after arriving at hospital.

Police say drivers and occupants of the other vehicles suffered minor injuries.

Woman dies after eight vehicle crash

The crash happened on the A38 towards Liskeard. Credit: Google Maps

A woman has died and a man is in a critical condition after an eight vehicle collision on the A38 at quarter to six on Sunday evening.

It happened on the eastbound approach to Trago Mills, Glynn Valley. The other drivers and passengers suffered minor injuries. A 19 year old woman has been interviewed by police.

A 62 year old male rider of a Honda Motorcycle and a 64 year old female pillion passenger suffered life threatening injuries. Both were taken to Derriford Hospital but the woman died shortly after arriving.

If anyone has any information please call 101.

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TRAVEL: Queueing traffic on the A38

Credit: ITV News

There is queueing traffic and one lane closed due to accident on A38 The Parkway Westbound between A386 Outland Road / B3250 Mannamead Road / St Peters Road (Manadon Roundabout) and A3064 (Weston Mill).

Lane one (of two) remains closed after a full closure was in place earlier on.

Drivers are advised to take care when travelling in the area.

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