Serious collision in Looe

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision which has left one woman with life-threatening injuries

Police were called at around 4.20pm on Thursday 26 January with reports of a single car collision on the B3359, Pelynt, Looe, Cornwall.

An 84-year-old man from the Polperro area was driving his silver Suzuki which left the main carriageway and hit a hedge.

Also in the vehicle was an 84-year-old woman in the front passenger seat and an 88-year-old woman in the rear seat.

The driver received rib fractures as a result of the collision and the rear seat passenger suffered life-threatening injuries.

All three people were taken to Derriford Hospital where they are currently undergoing treatment.

A specialist forensic investigation of the scene took place, resulting in one lane of the B3359 being closed for approximately ten hours.

Police are appealing for witnesses and would like to hear from anyone who may have information that can help the Serious Collision Team with their investigations. Please contact 101 or [email protected] quoting log number 0505 260117.

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

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