Michael Flaherty named as driver killed in Redruth A30 crash

Image caption Traffic was diverted for several hours after the crash

A driver who died after his car collided with a 4x4 vehicle on the A30 in Cornwall has been named by police.

Michael Flaherty, 20, from Truro, was driving along the westbound carriageway near Redruth when the crash happened at about 03:30 BST on 27 August.

Police said Mr Flaherty's BMW had collided with a Toyota Landcruiser.

The westbound carriageway was closed between the Scorrier and Redruth exits for 12 hours while police investigated the scene.

The driver of the Toyota suffered minor injuries.

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