A390 still closed between St Austell and Truro after traffic accident
A SECTION of the A390 is still closed following an accident which saw a casualty airlifted to hospital this morning.
The incident involving a lorry and a car happened at about 11.15am on the Polgooth junction of the A390 heading west from St Austell to Truro.
Firefighters said on arrival the lorry had left the carriageway, crashed through a hedge and become wedged.
One person was injured and was treated by ambulance crews. They were later taken to a nearby football club for collection by a Sea King helicopter.
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As a result, the A390 was closed and a diversion is still in place according to police.
Western Power engineers were requested to attend to make the scene safe after a power cable was brought down by the incident.