Police, fire and ambulance were called to a two vehicle collision in Penryn this morning in which a man had to be cut free from his vehicle and a lamp post was damaged.

Inrix has reported that the road is clear. "Road cleared, accident cleared on B3292 in both directions from Browns Hill to A39 (Treluswell Roundabout)."

The B3292 in Penryn was blocked at the turn by Penryn Park following the accident at the turn into Penryn coming from Trelusswell.

The accident happened on the B3292 Penryn near Hawkins Motors. Emergency vehicles were on the scene dealing with the incident. The inbound carriageway of the main road remains closed while work is carried out to repair the lamp post.

Falmouth Packet:

Police were diverting traffic back through Penryn and up past the railway station.

Inrix traffic reports: "B3292. Road blocked due to accident, two vehicles involved. Traffic is coping well."

Vicky Aston says on Facebook: "Road is closed from Penryn park/Hawkins motors so can't get through. Quite a few police and fire engines. Hope everyone is okay."

Falmouth Packet:

Sarah Simmons reports: "My sister has just said there are approx six fire engines and the road is shut so best to avoid, I think it’s the junction near Hawkins."

Another eyewitness reports a "serious" number of blue lights at the scene.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesman said in a statement: "Police, fire and ambulance were called at 8.15am today [30 December] following a two-vehicle collision on the B3292 in Penryn.

"One man was reported to be trapped within one of the cars and was extracted by the fire service.

"A lamppost was also damaged in the collision and has been made safe by the fire.

"One carriageway was reopened at 10.20am but the inbound carriageway remains closed while work is carried out to repair the lamp post."