Three people fighting for their lives following multi vehicle Wimblington collision


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Three people are fighting for their lives while another man suffered serious injuries in a collision in Wimblington today.

The driver of a black Volvo S60, a 31-year-old man, and his two passengers all suffered life-threatening injuries after it was involved in a collision with a white Ford Transit in Isle of Ely Way at 6.10am.

The driver of the van suffered serious injuries.

The men, all aged between 20 and 40, were taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital suffering from head, chest and pelvis injuries.

Sergeant Paul Tanner said: “I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision, or either vehicle prior to it, to call police.”

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Magpas Helimedix worked with East of England Ambulance crews to assist the four men.

The A141 Isle Of Ely Way, which was closed in both directions between the A142 junction in Chatteris and the B1093 junction in Wimblington, has re-opened.

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A Cambs Fire spokesman said: “One crew from Chatteris, one crew from March and one crew from Manea were called to a road traffic collision on the A141 near Wimblington.

“Two vehicles were involved in the collision and had left the carriageway.

“Firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to release four casualties, who were left in the care of the ambulance service. The rescue was complete by 7.43am.”

Anyone with any information should call the Roads Policing Unit on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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