Power cables collapse likely to keep A142 shut for most of today

Road and traffic news.
Road and traffic news.

Two collisions, one of which has brought down power cables, are blocking the A142 in Cambridgeshire today Wednesday May 11.

The road is closed in both directions between Block Fen Drove and Brangehill Lane at Mepal, between Chatteris and Ely.

Police and electrcity engineers are on the scene but it is unknown how long the road will be closed for, with some estimating it will be shut for most of the day.

More here as we have it...