Devon

Holsworthy Beacon crash involves school minibus

  • 25 March 2014
  • From the section Devon

Fifteen schoolchildren have escaped unhurt after a crash involving a minibus and a lorry in Devon.

Devon and Cornwall Police said the minibus was in collision with the lorry and the Old Post Office at Holsworthy Beacon at about 15:45 GMT.

Police said the drivers of the minibus and the lorry were both believed to have suffered minor injuries.

The driver of the lorry, which was carrying a crane, was airlifted to Derriford hospital in Plymouth.

The road which was closed for several hours, reopened late in the evening.

Structural engineers are assessing the damage to the building.

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