POLICE are appealing to the driver of a van for information after a man was left with life-threatening injuries yesterday.

Just after 9am, police were informed of a multi vehicle crash on the A390 between Trewithen Roundabout and the junction with Tregony Road, near Probus.

The incident involved an Iveco Daily panel van, a Nissan Duke and a Ford Ranger.

The 46 year-old male passenger from the Iveco van was transported to Derriford Hospital, Plymouth by air ambulance, for injuries that were described as life threatening.

Fire crews from St Austell, Truro and Tolvaddon, along with an officer, attended the scene to free the man, who was trapped.

The crew used crash rescue equipment to release the casualty into the care of ambulance personnel. He sustained leg and pelvic injuries.

Specialist officers from the Police Alliance Roads Policing Team attended, along with a Forensic Colllision Investigator and Scene of Crime Officer.

The section of the road was closed for much of the day, as a full investigation of the scene took place and officers are continuing to work to establish the cause of the collision.

Police are appealing for the driver of a small white or cream coloured vehicle that was next to the layby at the time of the collision to telephone 101, quoting Log 187 of 27/11/19.

Police are particularly keen to speak to any drivers who may have witnessed or captured this incident on dash cam.