Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a serious crash on the A30 near Launceston in which left a 38-year-old man dead.

Officers were called to the area of Plusha, near to Bodmin Moor Services, on Thursday, May 2 at around 10.25pm.

Police, fire, ambulance and Cornwall Air Ambulance all attended the scene where two cars were involved - a Range Rover Evoque and a Honda Civic.

Sadly, a 38-year-old man, who was travelling in the Honda died at the scene. His next of kin have been told. Three other people travelling in the vehicle were taken to Derriford Hospital, including one casualty in a serious condition.

The driver of the Honda, a 45-year-old man, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He remains in police custody at this time.

The two people from the Range Rover were taken to Treliske Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

Officers from Devon and Cornwall Roads Policing Team attended the incident and carried out a detailed investigation of the scene. Some cordons remain in place while emergency services are still in attendance.

The A30 remains closed in both directions between the A389 Bodmin and the A395 PipersPool due to the earlier incident.

Investigations are complete, recovery and clean up works are on going.

Anyone with any relevant information or dash-cam footage which may assist the investigation is asked to contact police via our website or by calling 101 quoting reference log 864 of 02/05/24.