Driver arrested after fatal B1040 crash released under investigation

The driver of a car which crashed into a ditch, killing the front seat passenger, has been released under investigation by police.

Thursday, 18th July 2019, 5:39 pm

Roger Van Kerro (41) of Rowell Way, Sawtry, died at the scene after the single vehicle crash on Wednesday.

At about 2.11pm a gold Renault Clio was travelling northbound on the B1040 from Whittlesey towards Thorney when it left the road and careered into a water filled ditch near North Bank.

A 49-year-old woman from Sawtry, who was driving the car, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has now been released under investigation.

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The car which crashed on the B1040. Photo: Terry Harris

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and East Anglian and Magpas air ambulances were all called to the scene.

A spokesman for the East of the England Ambulance Service said two people were taken to hospital.