KFC to the rescue: Shocked children given Krushems ‘to keep them calm’ following crash between HGV and car on Cambridgeshire roundabout

KFC to the rescue: Three children were given Krushems by staff at a Cambridgeshire store following a

KFC to the rescue: Three children were given Krushems by staff at a Cambridgeshire store following a crash on Eye roundabout. Picture: CAMBS COPS - Credit: Archant

A Cambridgeshire branch of KFC came to the rescue of three children after they were involved in a crash between and car and lorry yesterday evening.

The KFC store on Eye Road. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The KFC store on Eye Road. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

The incident happened on the Eye roundabout near Peterborough at around 6.30pm on Tuesday, August 21. One person was injured in the collision.

The children were with Cambridgeshire Police officers when they were spotted by staff at the Eye Road KFC store.

The children were each given a ‘Krushem’ to help keep them calm after the crash that happened heading towards Perkins Parkways.

KFC to the rescue: Three children were given Krushems by staff at a Cambridgeshire store following a

KFC to the rescue: Three children were given Krushems by staff at a Cambridgeshire store following a crash on Eye roundabout. Picture: CAMBS COPS - Credit: Archant

Cambridgeshire Constabulary confirmed that one of the drivers involved in the incident had been “reported for offences” and that none of the injuries were serious.


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A spokesman said: “Response Officers attended an RTC with BCH Road Policing between a car and a HGV.

“One person was injured and treated by colleagues from the East of England Ambulance Service.”

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One man commended the officers on social media, he said: “Keep the good work up guys.”

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