Penryn Woman Killed in Accident at Redruth – Baby unharmed

At around 6.48pm last night (Wednesday 11 January) police received a report of a collision involving two vehicles on the A30 near Avers in the Redruth area.

The collision involved a red Hyundai Santa Fe car which collided with the rear of a green tractor that was towing a loaded trailer.

The driver of the Hyundai, a 31 year old woman from the Penryn area died at the scene.  A one year old child was also in the car but thankfully only sustained  minor injuries, although was kept in Treliske Hospital overnight as a precaution.

The driver of the tractor from the Camborne area was uninjured.

The road was closed for approximately eight hours.