A30 hit and run leaves man fighting for life
12:00pm Friday 15th February 2013 in News
A hit and run on the A30 near Temple on Tuesday has left a man with what were at first life threatening injuries.
Officers are appealing for help to trace a heavy goods vehicles involved in the collision which left a 42-year-old Launceston man with serious head and leg injuries.
Emergency services were called to the a30 at Temple just before 8.00 p.m. on Tuesday 12 February 2013 where paramedics and members of the public had been treating the casualty.
It appears that the man was walking from Bodmin towards Launceston when he was struck from behind by the lorry.
The collision left a significant amount of debris at the scene.
Investigators from the Serious Collision Unit are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or the events leading up to it.
His injuries were initially described as life threatening but that risk has now subsided.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the police on 101 quoting log number 0696 120213.
Police have recovered the debris from the scene, which are two nearside mirrors from a heavy goods vehicle. The lorry will be a Volvo FL or FE, an LF DAY or a Renault 1818 or 2711.
Police are appealing to anyone who has any information about this type of vehicle or to dealers who may have be asked to repair such damage to call them on 101 quoting log number 0696 120213.