Van driver killed in crash with two lorries on A16 near Peterborough

The A16 is closed between the Dogsthorpe and Crowland roundabouts.

The A16 was closed between the Dogsthorpe and Crowland roundabouts. - Credit: Google Maps

A van driver has died following a major crash involving two lorries on the A16 in Cambridgeshire.  

Three vehicles collided between the Dogsthorpe and Crowland roundabouts at around 8am this morning (April 13).  

Police closed the road for several hours – urging motorists to avoid the area.  

A spokesperson for Cambridgeshire Police said: “A man has died following a collision in Peterborough this morning. 

“We were called at 8.20am with reports of a collision between two lorries and a van on the A16. 

“Emergency services attended but the van driver died at the scene.” 

Earlier this morning, they said: “The road will be closed for some time, please find alternative routes.”   

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Anyone who witnessed the collision or who has dashcam footage of the moments leading up to the incident is urged to contact police either online or via 101 quoting incident 90 of April 13. 

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