Motorcyclist ‘seriously injured’ in crash which has closed road

A busy Cornwall A road is closed and a motorcyclist has suffered serious injuries after a crash this afternoon.

The incident occurred on the A388 Tavistock Road just south of Launceston.

Devon and Cornwall Police have confirmed that the biker has been injured and the road is closed in both directions.

“We got the call at 5.37pm. It is a motorcycle, although a van was in the vicinity – it is not yet clear if it was involved,” said force incident manager Greg Hine.

“The injuries are pretty serious, although it is not clear how bad as yet.

“The road is closed, traffic is being diverted and we have units on the scene.”

Traffic-reporting service Inrix says: “A388 Tavistock Road in both directions closed, queuing traffic due to accident, a van and motorcycle involved between B3362 and Stourscombe Vale.

“Affecting traffic between Launceston and Lawhitton.”

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