A person has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after an incident involving a tractor and a car. 

Emergency services were called to Mawnan Smith at around 10.30am.

A police force incident manager said that a tractor overturned onto its side, causing wood to spill out of the trailer it was towing. 

The wood hit a car coming round the bend. 

Falmouth Packet:

Police, the ambulance service, air ambulance and fire service were all called, with the driver of the car being airlifted to Derriford Hospital. 

Firefighters had found two people trapped in the car, one of which had to be cut free from the vehicle.

Traffic sensors are reporting that Carlidnack Road remains closed in both directions due to police accident investigation work from Hillhead Road to Sampys Hill.

The closure is expected to remain in place for some time, traffic reports state.

One local told the Packet that the collision was in the Penwarne Road area, with the road closed by the No Mans Land turning and by the entrance to the Penwarne Estate entrance.

The air ambulance is understood to have attended for 45 minutes.

A spokeperson for Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said: "Critical Control received a 999 call to a road traffic collision persons trapped.

"Two fire appliances from Falmouth and a rescue tender from Tolvaddon Community Fire Station were mobilised along with two officers.

"On arrival they found persons trapped in a vehicle. Crews rescued one person using cutting equipment with the assistance of paramedics and the crew from the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service."