Cornwall coach crash: Dead women named

Coach crash The coach crashed near the Snooty Fox hotel, on a steep hill going down into Looe

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Two women who died after a coach careered into a hedge and struck a wall in Cornwall have been named.

Almost 50 people were injured in the crash near Looe on 13 May.

The two women have been named locally as Margaret Luxton and Carol Muldoon from Exmouth in Devon.

All 50 passengers were on an Age Concern trip. The 57-year-old driver from Exeter has been released on bail after being arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Police said that one woman had died at the scene while the second was pronounced dead on arrival at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth.

Passengers who were not seriously injured were assessed by medics at the scene before returning to Exmouth.

Coach crash Passengers who were not seriously injured were assessed by medics at the scene before returning to Exmouth

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