Woman killed in crash involving Chatteris driver

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Two people from Chatteris were injured in a crash which saw a 93-year-old woman killed.

The collision took place in Witchford, at the junction with Sutton Road, at about 12.40pm on Sunday, April 5 and involved a Ford Fiesta and a Ford Focus.

Sadly this lady died four days after the collision, from injuries directly attributed to the incident.

PC James Thorne

The driver of the Fiesta, a 93-year-old woman from Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, and the passenger, a 91-year-old woman, also from Haddenham, were both taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital with minor injuries and released later that day.

On Wednesday (April 8), neighbours of the driver became concerned for her wellbeing and entered her home where they found her unconscious.

She was taken to Addenbrookes Hospital, but sadly died yesterday (April 9). The cause of death was diagnosed as a bleed on the brain which was attributed to the collision.

The driver of the Focus, a 34-year-old woman from Chatteris and her passenger, a 38-year-old man, also from Chatteris, both suffered minor injuries.

Collision Investigator, PC James Thorne, said: “Sadly this lady died four days after the collision, from injuries directly attributed to the incident.

“I am keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information relating to it.”

Anyone with information should call the roads policing unit 101 quoting incident 190 of April 5.