Police name 22 year-old woman from Soham killed in crash near Wood Green Animal Shelter, Cambridgeshire

POLICE have named the Soham woman killed in a collision on the A1198 at Godmanchester last night.

Ashlee Page-Bennett, 22, of Mill Corner, Soham, died as she was travelling in a Ford KA when it collided with a Volkswagen Golf at 9pm.

The incident happened close to Wood Green Animal Shelter.

The driver of the Ford, an 18-year-old girl from Soham suffered serious injuries and a second passenger, an 18-year-old girl from Soham, suffered minor injuries.

The driver of the Golf, a 19-year-old man from Godmanchester, suffered minor injuries.


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Sergeant Steve Watson, investigating, said: “I would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or who saw either vehicle in the moments leading up to the collision.”

Anyone with any information should call the Roads Policing Unit on 101.

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Magpas Helimedix said today they arrived at the scene last night and quickly administered pain relief after a woman (in her late teens) suffered neck and back injuries.

Magpas say their team worked alongside an EEAST Ambulance Crew to stabilize her condition and she was then taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital by ambulance.

The Helimedix assessed a second woman (also in her teens) who suffered minor injuries and a man (in his 40’s) who suffered chest pain - both patients were taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital.

“Sadly, despite all the Magpas team’s best efforts, one woman died at the scene - our thoughts are with her family at this time,” said a Magpas spokesman.

“An EEAST Paramedic and an EEAST Ambulance Crew were also present, everyone worked extremely well together. A Papworth nurse and a paediatric nurse (who were stuck in nearby traffic) also stopped to assist and were incredibly helpful.”

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