Police have given more details about a potentially life-changing crash yesterday and appealed for a person who helped at the scene to come forward.

A 999 call was made at around 2.50pm on Sunday about a crash on the B3301, close to Hells Mouth near Portreath, in which a vehicle was on its roof.

The driver, a woman in her 30s, was trapped in the car and had to be cut free by fire and ambulance crews.

She was airlifted to hospital where she is being treated for injures that have been described by police as "serious and potentially life changing injuries".

A police spokesperson said: "There was also a young child in the vehicle, who was taken to hospital for precautionary checks but later released."

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The road was closed in both directions whilst the scene was examined. No other vehicles were involved.

Officers are now keen to find a member of the public who lent them a car seat for the child, in order to thank them and return the seat.

Police are also appealing for anyone with relevant dash cam footage to get in touch.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, along with anyone with information, is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log 552 31/5/20.