Four still in hospital after coach crash

The scene of Tuesday's coach crash near Looe. The scene of Tuesday's coach crash near Looe.

Thursday, May 15, 2014
11:48 AM

Four people are still in hospital this morning after the Age Concern Exmouth coach trip crash on Tuesday, in which two women died.

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Police say that the four casualties remain in Derriford Hospital.

They were among the eleven survivors taken to hospital after the crash, with the others having been discharged.

Two women died in the crash, at Morval near Looe, Cornwall, and police say they are still awaiting formal identification of the victims.

Police also say they are continuing their investigation into the collision, which occurred during a trip organised by Age Concern Exmouth to Looe.

The driver of the coach, operated by Carmel Coaches, a 57-year-old man from Exeter, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, and released on police bail on Tuesday evening.

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