Driver killed in five-vehicle crash on A47 was man from Fenland

A MAN who died in a five-vehicle collision on the A47 in Fenland has been identified by police.

Francis Robert Grant, aged 53, of Heron Walk, March, died following the collision on the A47 between Wisbech and Guyhirn yesterday. He was driving a white Kia Sportage.

He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in King’s Lynn, with serious injuries but died later.

The other vehicles involved were a green Land Rover Discovery, driven by a 38-year-od man from March; a blue Mercedes-Benz C180, driven by a 26-year-old man from the Peterborough area; a white Citroen van, driven by a man from the Wisbech area; and a white Ford Transit van, driven by a 39-year-old man from March.

The driver of the Citroen van was treated at Peterborough City Hospital for minor injuries. Nobody else was injured.


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A police spokesman said: “Police are investigating the collision and would like to hear from anyone who saw it happen or saw any of the vehicles involved just prior.”

The collision took place at 7.05am, near the B198 Cromwell Road, on the outskirts of Wisbech. The A47 was closed between Wisbech and Guyhirn until 3pm.

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CONTACT: Pc Dave Halling at the roads policing unit on 0345 456 4564.

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