A MAN has died after a fatal crash on an infamous A30 junction at Plusha.

Emergency services comprising police, Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service, the ambulance service and Cornwall Air Ambulance were called to reports of an incident on the A30 at Plusha, near to Bodmin Moor Services, at around 10.25pm, involving a Honda Civic and a Range Rover Evoque.

A 38-year-old man, a passenger in the Honda Civic, died at the scene of the incident, with the driver of the vehicle, a man aged 45, arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving offences comprising death by dangerous driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

Three other people involved were taken to Derriford Hospital after the incident with injuries, with one reported to be in a serious condition by Devon and Cornwall Police.

The two occupants of the Range Rover Evoque were taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital with injuries described as minor.

Highways England said: “Road users in Cornwall are urged to allow more time to travel this morning as the A30 is closed between the A389 (Bodmin) and the A395 (Pipers Pool) following a serious collision.

“Both carriageways are expected to remain closed beyond the morning’s peak travel period as emergency services remain at the scene of the incident, which happened at around 10.30pm yesterday (Thursday, May 2, 2024)

“The collision involved two vehicles. A police collision investigation is currently taking place.

Drivers are advised to avoid this section of the A30 if possible, by delaying journeys or seeking alternative routes.”

Update (11:05): The road has now been reopened in both directions - see all our updates below.