Witness appeal after early morning fatal collision on A30 near Scorrier

Monday 21st May 2018 18:39 BST

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian died following a road traffic collision near Scorrier early on Saturday morning.

Officers were called at about 1:15am on May 19, after reports of a serious collision on the A30.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “Emergency services attended the scene following reports that a small silver van was in collision with a pedestrian.

“The pedestrian, a man in his 20s, died as a result of his injuries. His next of kin are aware and are being supported by officers locally.”

Police would like to speak to witnesses driving in the area at that time.

The investigation team would also like to speak to anyone driving an agricultural tractor on the A30 Eastbound between Avers roundabout and Chiverton Cross between midnight and 12:30am on Saturday morning.  Officers say this vehicle was displaying a flashing amber beacon and was towing a plough type implement.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on [email protected] or by calling 101 quoting log 71 of Saturday, May 19.

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