Whittlesey woman killed in crash

PUBLISHED: 09:44 17 June 2010 | UPDATED: 09:48 17 June 2010


A WOMAN from Whittlesey has been killed in a head-on road crash.

Irene Jackson was a passenger in a Vauxhall Corsa when it was in collision with a Scania lorry on the A605 at Lynch Wood, near Peterborough.

The 87-year-old, from Pingle Close, Whittlesey, died at the scene of the smash after she was trapped in the vehicle. Paramedics from the East Anglian Air Ambulance and a Magpas emergency doctor had tried to save her.

The 87-year-old male driver of the Corsa and the 37-year-old lorry driver were not injured in the collision at 2.15pm on Tuesday (June 15).

Police have now appealed to the public for information about the crash.

Anyone with details should contact Cambridgeshire Police on 0345 456 4564.

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