Elderly driver killed in A30 crash is named

Falmouth Packet: Elderly driver killed in A30 crash is named Elderly driver killed in A30 crash is named

The elderly driver who died in a crash on the A30 near Launceston earlier this week has been named.

George Barker, aged 95, was from Hampshire.

His red Skoda Fabia, which was driving towards Bodmin, was in a collision with a tractor from the St Mabyn area just after 5pm on Monday.

Both the tractor and trailer overturned during the collision, on the westbound carriageway just past the Altarnun and Five Lanes junction.

The man driving the tractor was taken to Derriford hospital by ambulance with minor injuries.

The road was closed for eight hours while accident investigation work was carried out.

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