Motorist suffers ‘serious injuries’ following three-vehicle collision in Peterborough resulting in a ‘difficult rescue’ for Cambs fire service

The three-vehicle collision in Peterborough on Sunday, April 8. PHOTO: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue

The three-vehicle collision in Peterborough on Sunday, April 8. PHOTO: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue

A three-vehicle collision involving a caravan, car and van forced Cambs fire to “cut out” a motorist from their vehicle on Sunday afternoon (April 8).

The three-vehicle collision in Peterborough on Sunday, April 8. PHOTO: Cambridgeshire Fire and RescueThe three-vehicle collision in Peterborough on Sunday, April 8. PHOTO: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue

Police were called to the scene on the A47/A1139 roundabout at around 1:15pm – closing the road for a short period.

One person suffered “serious injuries” and was taken to Peterborough City Hospital.

One road user had to be cut free from their vehicle, a spokesman for Cambridgeshire fire and rescue confirmed.

The three-vehicle collision in Peterborough on Sunday, April 8. PHOTO: Cambridgeshire Fire and RescueThe three-vehicle collision in Peterborough on Sunday, April 8. PHOTO: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue

Cambs fire tweeted: “Crews were faced with a difficult rescue near Eye in Peterborough on Sunday.

“A crew from Dogsthorpe and the North Roaming Fire Engine were called to a three vehicle collision on the A1139.

“They released one male casualty who was taken to hospital.”

The spokesman added: “This was a very challenging extrication.

“The crews showed excellent team work to create enough space to release the casualty from the vehicle.”

At the time of the incident, Peterborough police tweeted: “Eye Road Peterborough RTC Road closed whilst vehicle is recovered.

“Please use alternative routes.”

More news stories

Yesterday, 20:09

MP Steve Barclay warned today that a key part of his new job as Brexit Secretary will to prepare the country for all scenarios including “deal or no deal”.

Yesterday, 09:38

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will visit Ely and Wisbech on November 27.

Yesterday, 15:06

The A14 between junctions 27 (Fenstanton) and 29 (Bar Hill) in Cambridgeshire has opened 20 hours earlier than scheduled following demolition of a bridge.

Yesterday, 15:29

A new 80-bed care home could be built on land in Burwell as East Cambridgeshire has been identified an area “in greatest need” due to a “significant shortfall” of beds across the county.

Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Cambs Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy