Road closed on A3078 between Veryan and Truro after serious accident
A man is in hospital tonight with serious injuries after being trapped in a car which was involved in an accident near Veryan.
The casualty was travelling with four others when the vehicle collided with a telegraph pole and rolled on to its roof.
Firefighters from St Mawes and Mevagissey and a rescue tender from Camborne attended the scene just after 5pm.
Fire crews worked for almost half an hour to extract the man from the overturned red Peugeot 307.
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At 7pm it was confirmed that the man had been released from the car.
He was taken to Royal Cornwall Hospital, the four passengers in the car were able to walk free from the wreckage.
A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall police said: "He has quite serious but not life threatening injuries."
A 37-year-old male who was driving a silver Mercedes was also involved.
It is unclear at this time the cause of the accident.
The spokesperson confirmed that an accident investigation was not taking place, but that the A3078 between Veryan and Truro remains closed until the vehicle had been recovered.
Police and recovery vehicles are still at the scene.