A30 diversion routes as motorists urged to avoid crash scene – Cornwall Live

The road has been closed in both directions following what has been described as a ‘serious accident’
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Motorists heading into west Cornwall should find alternative routes or expect to be held in long queues after a crash involving a van on the A30 near Redruth.
Traffic site Inrix initially reported the incident at 3.30pm stating it involved a single vehicle and was an 'accident', but an update half an our later upgraded it to 'serious'. As of 4.34pm Inrix has reported that the incident involved a van, that not just the westbound, but also the eastbound section between the Avers Roundabout near Redruth and the A3047 at Tolvaddon was closed by police.
National Highways has confirmed that officers from Devon and Cornwall Police were on the scene – along with the Cornwall Air Ambulance – and a diversion route was now in place.
They added that National Highways contractors will also be attending to assist with traffic management.
The current diversion routes are as follows:
National Highways has also warned that "due to the severity of this incident, the road is likely to remain closed through out the afternoon."
CornwallLive has attempted to contact Devon and Cornwall Police for information.
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