A man has died following a serious traffic collision near St Keverne this morning.

The man in his fifties, from the Helston area, was the driver of a Reliant which was in a collision with a green Landrover.

A male passenger in the vehicle was described as walking wounded and is recovering at home.

Police said :"The roads are likely to remain closed until the early evening and drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible.

"There are no mention of anyone sustaining injuries from this vehicle."

The crash took place close to Zoar Garage at 10.15am.

It is understood the collision took place on the stretch of bends near to the garage. 

Two people have been injured, with police saying one of them had sustained "serious injuries."

Police, ambulance staff and the fire service are all working on the incident. 

Road closures and diversions are in place. Police are advising motorists to find an alternative route for the time being.