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UPDATE: Man arrested after biker in killed in collision with lorry on A38 in Cornwall

By Jon_Bayley  |  Posted: September 06, 2012

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A biker has died and man has been arrested following a serious crash on the A38 today.

Police and fire crews were called to the A38 at Liskeard at around 2.20pm today after a motorcycle had been in collision with a lorry near Halfway House.

The A38 is closed in both directions between Dobwalls and Carminow Cross.

Police say the arrested man is not a driver of the lorry and was the driver of a third vehicle.

A police spokesperson said: "A man, who is believed to be local to East Cornwall, was arrested in Bodmin this afternoon in connection with the investigation into the collision. He is currently in police custody and helping police with their enquiries.

"The road has been closed in both directions and is likely to remain so for some time."

Police, fire and ambulance crews are currently at the scene dealing with the incident.

Diversions are in place via the A30 but motorists are advised to avoid the area for the time being if possible.

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