National Highways South West has tweeted that the A38 in the Glynn Valley is now (Thursday, September 9) fully open again after a collision early yesterday evening closed it in both directions for some hours.

After the three vehicles involved in the incident, near the turn to the Trago Mills store at Two Waters Foot, had been recovered and fuel was cleared from the highway, the road reopened at around 10.45pm last night.

Police say that three people were injured in the collision, which occurred at just before 5pm on Wednesday and which they described as serious, but fortunately none of the injuries to the people involved are thought to be life-threatening or life-changing.

As well as police, the incident was attended by the Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service, ambulance service and the Cornwall Air Ambulance, and with diversions for motorists put in place via Lostwithiel, before the accident scene was handed over to National Highways South West to recover the vehicles and make the roadway surface safe by clearing away spilled fuel.