A47 fatal collision - victim named

Stotfold Road is closed in both directions - motorists are advised to avoid the area. Picture: Archa

Stotfold Road is closed in both directions - motorists are advised to avoid the area. Picture: Archant - Credit: Archant

A man who died in a collision on the A47 near Guyhirn yesterday (July 20) has today been named by police.

Martin Burlingham, 34, of Salix Road, Hampton Hargate, Peterborough, was driving a white Ford Fiesta van that was in collision with a lorry at about 6.10am.

It happened about one mile from the roundabout at Rings End.

The driver of the lorry, a 50-year-old man from Lancashire, was not injured.

Police are investigating and appealing for anyone who saw the collision or either vehicle involved just prior to contact them.

Contact PC Wayne Softley on 101.

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