Unlawful immigration arrest on A14 as three people taken to hospital

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assisting unlawful immigration after eight people were reportedly found in a lorry on the A14.

Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 2:01 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 5:46 pm

Police were called at just after noon today (Tuesday) to reports of concerns for eight people travelling in a lorry on the A14.

Officers stopped the vehicle near Brampton Hut, while an air ambulance attended the scene with the road closed for the emergency services.

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The Magpas air ambulance and emergency services at the scene. Photo: Magpas

Three people have been taken to hospital but no one is believed to be seriously injured, a police spokesperson said.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assisting unlawful immigration with immigration services notified.

An investigation is now underway.

Police were also called at noon to reports of a collision involving two lorries and a van on the A14 at Huntingdon.

No injuries have been reported.