Cornwall

Car and lorry crash closes A39 at Truro

A main route out of Truro was closed because of a road accident.

A lorry and a car were involved in a collision on the A39 Newquay Road at about 0835 BST, the fire service said.

Firefighters released a person trapped in the car and a crane was used to remove the lorry's load to help with the rescue, it added.

The top of Tregolls Road and the A39 towards Carland Cross had been closed and drivers were advised to avoid the area.

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