Three arrested following crash on busy road

Three people have been arrested after a crash near Redruth.

Cornwall Live reported earlier today how the A3047, which runs between Camborne and Redruth, was blocked in both directions due to an collision between Blowinghouse Hill and the Camborne Redruth Community Hospital roundabout.

The road has since reopened, but Devon and Cornwall Police have now provided further information about the nature of the incident which caused severe delays.

A force spokesman said: “Police have made three arrests after a vehicle failed to stop for police just outside of Redruth this morning at around 11.40am near Trevingey.

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“This was related to the theft of a vehicle following a burglary which happened at a property in Blisland, Bodmin at just after midnight on Wednesday September 16.

“Three men have been taken into custody.”

Cornwall Live