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Penzance pedestrian airlifted to Derriford with 'life-changing' injuries

By cmjohnw  |  Posted: December 03, 2013

Penzance pedestrian airlifted to9 Derriford with 'life-changing' injuries

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A MAN in his 20s has been airlifted to Derriford Hospital with ‘life-changing and life-threatening injuries after being in collision with a car on Alverton Road, Penzance at about 5.40pm today.

Ambulance and police officers attended the scene and the pedestrian was taken by ambulance to be transferred to the military helicopter from RNAS Culdrose and taken to Derriford.

Speaking at the scene, MPC Clifton-Griffiths, from Devon and Cornwall traffic police, said the incident involved only the pedestrian and a single car.

“The white male suffered life-changing and potentially life-threatening injuries,” he said.

“Enquiries are continuing and we are appealing for witnesses. In particular we are trying to track down a male who may have witnessed the accident,” he said.

He added that no arrests had been made at the scene.

Alverton Road is currently closed to traffic between Alexandra Road and Castle Horneck Road.

If you have any information about the incident, call the police on 101.

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