2 dead and 50 injured in Cornwall coach crash-UPDATE

(Last Updated On: May 14, 2014)

Two women are reported to have died and up to 50 people injured in a coach crash in Cornwall.

UPDATE – A 57 year-old man from Exeter, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He has been taken into police custody at Launceston.

The coach from ‘Carmels Coaches’ was on a day trip from Exmouth, travelling towards Looe. It is believed to have left the road and gone into a wall.

It is believed that the trip was organised by age concern.

The Carmel Coaches website is currently down .
‘Our site is currently down.
Carmel Coaches extends our deepest sympathies to those involved in today’s accident.
We are co-operating with the authorities in the investigation of this tragic event.’
Is currently displayed on the site.

The A387 at Morval is currently closed. Traffic is being redirected.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to please call police on 101 reference 351 130514.

Anyone concerned their relative may have been on the coach can call Derriford Hospital on 0845 155 8155.

We will continue to update.

(Author)

Team account for We Are South Devon.

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