Mike Wilbur

ROYAL NAVY FIRE ENGINE OVERTURNS, NO INJURIES REPORTED – ENGLAND

This morning, an overturned fire engine blocked a major Cornish road on the Lizard peninsula the Lizard peninsula this morning (December 2).

Reports state the A3083 is blocked in both directions, between the Chypons Road and the Lizard Point Holiday Park. As a result, motorists heading to and from the south of the peninsula past RNAS Culdrose, near Helston, will experience delays on their journey.

A spokesperson for the Royal Navy has confirmed that the fire engine is one of theirs: “We can confirm a fire engine from RNAS Culdrose, on its way as the duty fire and rescue cover for routine flying operations at Predannack Airfield, has overturned on the A3083.” No injuries have been reported.

The latest update from Inrix, the traffic monitoring site, says: “A3083 in both directions blocked, queueing traffic due to overturned Navy fire vehicle between Chypons Road (Cross Lanes) and Lizard Point Holiday Park (Mullion).”

This is a live event. See below for updates.

The latest update from Inrix, the traffic monitoring site, says: “Recovery has arrived around 12:10, affecting traffic between Cross Lanes and Ruan Major.”

Brief update from Devon and Cornwall Police – A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police has said:  “This is a non-injury incident and the vehicle awaits recovery which will be arranged by the military.” Lines from Royal Navy A Royal Navy spokesperson said: “We can confirm a fire engine from RNAS Culdrose, on its way as the duty fire and rescue cover for routine flying operations at Predannack Airfield, has overturned on the A3083.  “No-one was injured in the incident. As this is currently a civil police lead any further queries should be directed to Devon and Cornwall Police.” https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/cornwall-news/live-a3083-blocked-near-rnas-7887266

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