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Three cars collide outside Trago Mills

By Plymouth Herald  |  Posted: August 08, 2012

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A three-car pile-up closed a major South East Cornwall road for more than an hour.

Several people were taken to hospital following the crash on the A38 near Liskeard, said police.

A force spokesman said the collision had involved a silver Honda Jazz, a green Nissan Micra and a white Fiat Punto.

The smash happened at around 8pm on Tuesday outside the Trago Mills superstore.

The road was closed in both directions until around 9.30pm as emergency services worked at the scene.

The police spokesman said nobody had suffered serious injuries in the incident, though several people required hospital treatment.

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  • jaberwocky311  |  August 08 2012, 5:56PM

    sssss2010 easy put in one of those MINI roundabouts, simplesssssss.

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  • JETHROQUEUE  |  August 08 2012, 5:49PM

    So long as that place is where it is there will inevitably be accidents due to the nature of the road and the volume of trafiic. Situated in a valley, i do not believe they is much that can be done to widen the road let alone build a roundabout. Perhaps the solution would be to re locate the premises or close it down, I know it has been there for years but I am guessing if something that size were to be set up today then it would not get planning permission.

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  • Mickey111  |  August 08 2012, 5:30PM

    Going off topic somewhat, why do reporters insist on describing what clothing an accused is wearing as he stands in the court dock??? Only ask, because in another 'erald story (on which comments are not allowed for obvious reasons) the 'erald "journalist" (ah-hem) seems to be more interested in the grey t-shirt worn by matey-boy than the actual story itself. What's it all about? Answers on a postcard please.

  • sssss2010  |  August 08 2012, 2:21PM

    @jaberwocky311 where are you going to fit in a roundabout in such a steep sided valley? A new duel carrage way from Dobwalls to Bodmin is required, and that might mean building on stilts over the railway line.

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  • siplym  |  August 08 2012, 1:38PM

    In other news Police close both lanes of a major road for two weeks after a woodlouse is run over.

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  • jaberwocky311  |  August 08 2012, 12:36PM

    cornwall county council should have put a roundabout at this spot years ago,it was only a matter of time that either a death or serious injury would occur.

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