Cornwall

Motorcyclist killed in St Mawes collision

  • 20 August 2014
  • From the section Cornwall
St Mawes
Image caption The 25-year-old man from the Truro area, sustained a serious head injury and died at the scene

A motorcyclist has died following a collision in St Mawes, Cornwall.

The crash, which involved a Yamaha motorcycle and a Volvo XC90, happened in the Tredenham Road area on Tuesday at 17:55 BST.

The 25-year-old man from the Truro area, sustained a serious head injury and died at the scene.

A 45-year-old female driver from Hampshire was arrested on suspicion of causing death by driving without due care.

She has been bailed until 19 November.

The road was closed for six hours for officers to carry out an examination of the scene.

Officers from the Force Serious Collisions Investigation Unit are investigating the circumstances of the crash.

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