Appeal after A30 crash sees Harley Davidson rider killed

Motorists who travelled along the A30 on Saturday evening are being asked by police to check dashcam footage as investigations continue into a crash that claimed the life of a 62-year-old local man.

The man died following a collision between a motorcycle and a tractor on the A30 westbound between Scorrier and Reduth,

At 7.18pm on Saturday Devon and Cornwall Police were notified of incident involving a Harley Davidson motorcycle and an agricultural tractor that was pulling a twin-axle trailer.

As a result of the collision a 62-year-old man from the Redruth area was pronounced dead.

Officers from the roads policing team and serious collision investigation team are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who may have dashcam footage that may help police with their investigation is asked to email 101@dc.police.uk, quoting log number 827 for October 14.

Witnesses in the area described being stuck in queues for up to two hours and seeing emergency services working on at least one person at the scene.

A total of 13 units from Devon and Cornwall Police were dispatched to the scene of the crash, along with a second collision nearby at Tolvaddon, which also blocked the A30 but was cleared quickly.

Camborne, Pool and Redruth Police said at the time: “Serious collision A30 West between Chiverton Cross and Avers (Redruth). The road will be closed for some time, please avoid the area. Diversions via Blackwater / A3047 although roadworks with traffic lights at Mount Ambrose will cause further delay.”

Devon and Cornwall Police confirmed that, as of 10am on Monday morning, the victim has yet to be named.

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