2 Die In Cornwall Coach Crash

13 May 2014, 16:20 | Updated: 13 May 2014, 18:03

Cormwall Coach Crash

Heart will bring you the latest on the coach crash near Looe which has claimed the lives of 2 people.


Police confirm the two people who died in the coach crash were women.


Police say they believe the coach involved in this afternoon's crash was being used for a trip organised by Age Concern in Exmouth.


Police arrest a 57 year old man from Exeter on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He's currently being questioned at Launceston Police Station

17.09 Devon & Cornwall Police

Police say anyone concerned their relative may have been on the coach can call Derriford Hospital on 0845 155 8155

16.30 Devon & Cornwall Police (Update)

Police confirm 2 people have now died in the coach crash

16.27 Travel

A387 in both directions closed, queueing traffic due to serious accident, coach and a wall involved between B3252 (Widegates) and B3254 Sandplace Road (Sandplace).

14.39 Devon & Cornwall Police

Police and other emergency services are dealing with a fatal collision involving a coach in the Looe area this afternoon, Tuesday 13 May.

At around 1pm police officers were called to the A387 at Morval, around three miles from Looe, to reports that a coach had collided with a wall.

The coach had been travelling from the Plymouth direction towards Looe between Sandplace and Widegates when the incident occurred.

One person, a passenger, has died from injuries sustained in the collision.

Fire and ambulance crews were also called to the scene.

There is no information on the age of number of passengers, or the status of casualties at this time but the road has been closed and is expected to remain so for some time.

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