Two-year-old fights for life after accident

By Cornish Times in Emergency Services

A TWO-year-old child is fighting for his life in hospital after a road accident this afternoon.

Police, ambulance and fire were called to a two-vehicle collision on the A390 at Callington at noon.

The head-on collision involved a Peugeot Boxer van and a Peugeot 206.

Police describe the toddler’s head injury as ’potentially life-threatening’.

He was airlifted to Derriford Hospital for initial treatment and is expected to be transferred to specialist hospital in Bristol, along with his family.

The road was closed to allow the Serious Collisions Unit to undertake scene investigation work.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact the police on 101@dc.police.uk quoting log number 393 for July 5.

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