Air ambulance called to scene of Cambridgeshire crash in which woman was trapped and seriously injured

A142 RTC.

A142 RTC. - Credit: Archant

A woman was trapped and had to be taken to hospital following a collision involving a car and a lorry on the A142 in Cambridgeshire.

A142 RTC.

A142 RTC. - Credit: Archant

The road was closed for some time as police and emergency services cleared the debris.

A142 RTC.

A142 RTC. - Credit: Archant

Magpas Helimedix flew to the scene of the collision to find a woman, in her 60s, trapped in the car with serious injuries to her lower body.

A142 RTC.

A142 RTC. - Credit: Archant

The Magpas team worked alongside a fire and rescue crew to remove the patient safely from the vehicle.

A Magpas spokesman said: “Our team sedated the woman and administered enhanced pain relief, whilst working alongside an EEAST Ambulance Crew and Rapid Response Paramedic at the scene.


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“The patient was then accompanied by the Magpas team, in a land ambulance, to Addenbrooke’s Hospital - where on arrival she was in a serious but stable condition.”

The crash happened shortly after 2.30pm and closed the road between the roundabouts at the Mepal Outdoor Centre and at Sutton.

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A police spokesman described it as a “serious-injury collision”.

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