Motorist suffers ‘serious injuries’ following three-vehicle collision in Peterborough resulting in a ‘difficult rescue’ for Cambs fire service
- Credit: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue
A three-vehicle collision involving a caravan, car and van forced Cambs fire to “cut out” a motorist from their vehicle on Sunday afternoon (April 8).
Police were called to the scene on the A47/A1139 roundabout at around 1:15pm – closing the road for a short period.
One person suffered “serious injuries” and was taken to Peterborough City Hospital.
One road user had to be cut free from their vehicle, a spokesman for Cambridgeshire fire and rescue confirmed.
Cambs fire tweeted: “Crews were faced with a difficult rescue near Eye in Peterborough on Sunday.
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“A crew from Dogsthorpe and the North Roaming Fire Engine were called to a three vehicle collision on the A1139.
“They released one male casualty who was taken to hospital.”
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The spokesman added: “This was a very challenging extrication.
“The crews showed excellent team work to create enough space to release the casualty from the vehicle.”
At the time of the incident, Peterborough police tweeted: “Eye Road Peterborough RTC Road closed whilst vehicle is recovered.
“Please use alternative routes.”