Cornwall

Two killed in A30 lorry and car crash

  • 19 August 2013
  • From the section Cornwall
Crash on A30 at Crowlas near Penzance
The crash, on the A30 at Crowlas near Penzance, was caused a large fire and closed the road

Two men have died in a crash involving a lorry and a car, police have said.

The crash, on the A30 at Crowlas near Penzance, caused a large fire and closed the road.

A silver Citroen Saxo and a HGV collided just before 22:00 BST on Sunday. Emergency teams were still at the scene on Monday morning.

The men who died were travelling in the car. The driver of the lorry suffered minor cuts and bruises, Devon and Cornwall Police said.

A spokesman added: "The deceased have not been formally indentified and further enquiries to establish their identity and inform their next of kin are continuing."

The force added that the families of two local men had been made aware of the incident.

The road was closed between the A394 and the A3074 until lunchtime on Monday.

Police said they were keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the crash.

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