Two people were hospitalised after a head-on crash which led to an eight hour road closure at Newbridge near Penzance on Sunday.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision between a grey Ford Focus and a red Citroen C3 on the A3071 which happened a little before 5.30pm.

A police spokesperson said: "The Citroen driver, an 18-year-old woman from the Penwith area, sustained serious leg injuries and was taken to Derriford Hospital where she remains.

"The Focus driver, a 35-year-old man from Penzance, suffered chest injuries and was taken to Treliske Hospital.

"A 31-year-old female passenger in the Focus suffered bruising and a 16-month old child in the vehicle was not injured."

Police reported that both cars were substantially damaged in the head-on collision, and a specialist forensic investigation of the scene took place.

Officers from the Camborne Serious Collision Investigation Team are appealing for witnesses to this incident.

Anyone with information should email or call 101, quoting log number 588 of 26/03/17.