Long delays in Whittlesey after A47 crash brings Fenland’s roads to a standstill

WHITTLESEY was brought to a standstill this morning after a crash involving an ambulance and a Royal Mail van caused chaos on Fenland’s roads.

The A47 was closed in both directions after the collision, which happened just after 6am near Guyhirn. Police established a diversion, with traffic tailbacks stretching for miles.

There were long delays in Whittlesey and Coates, where cars on the A605 at Long Gravel, pictured, ground to a halt.

Whittlesey Councillor Martin Curtis said on Twitter: “Absolute chaos through Whittlesey this morning.”

Sources at the scene said the ambulance - which had been carrying a patient - had been pulling out of Gull Road when the collision happened.

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