Update: A47 remains closed following this morning’s crash

Stotfold Road is closed in both directions - motorists are advised to avoid the area. Picture: Archa

Stotfold Road is closed in both directions - motorists are advised to avoid the area. Picture: Archant - Credit: Archant

The A47 is still closed following this morning’s fatal accident between the A141 March junction at Guyhirn and B1167 at Thorney.

Police have urged motorists to find alternative routes while emergency services continue to deal with the incident which involved a van and a lorry.

The crash happened at around 6.10am and the driver of the van died at the scene.

Police are awaiting formal identification, which is expected to take place later today, but the man is not believed to be from the Fenland area.

Westbound traffic should take the A141 then the A605 through Whittlesey.


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