Cornwall

Teenage cyclist dies in collision with van near Stithians

Tubbon Hill
Image caption The crash happened on Tubbon Hill, Stithians in Cornwall

A teenage cyclist has died after a collision with a van in Cornwall.

The youth, local to the Truro area, died at the scene as a result of injuries sustained on Saturday.

Emergency services were called at 13:45 GMT to Tubbon Hill, near Stithians, following the crash.

The road, between Redruth and Falmouth, was closed in order to carry out a full forensic investigation. Any witnesses have been asked to contact Devon and Cornwall Police.

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