Offwell crash fuel tanker driver treated for back pain

The driver of a fuel tanker involved in a two-vehicle collision on the A35 this morning was treated for back pain by paramedics.

Devon and Cornwall Police say the collision occurred near Offwell at 9.50am (August 22) and that both ambulance and police attended the scene.

A police spokesman said: “The collision involved a car and a fuel tanker. The tanker ended up off the road and in a ditch.

“The HGV driver complained of back pain and was treated by paramedics.”

The road was partially blocked as a result of the collision and a lane was closed for a short time for the vehicles to be recovered.

The road was clear by noon.

No fuel leak reported.

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