Stamford man dies after A1 crash

A man has died following a five-vehicle collision on the A1 southbound at Eaton Socon.

Thursday, 12th December 2019, 8:39 am
Updated Thursday, 12th December 2019, 8:41 am

Police were called at 6.42pm on Monday with reports of a collision between a lorry, a silver Volkswagen Golf, a blue van, a blue Ford Fiesta and a black Mini on the slip road joining the A1 from Eaton Socon.

Matthew Mitchell, 39, of Emlyns Gardens, Stamford, the driver of the Volkswagen Golf, was taken to hospital in a critical condition but died on Tuesday evening.

Two other people were taken to hospital with minor injuries and have since been discharged.

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A man was taken to hospital but died

Officers are urging anyone who witnessed the collision, or anyone with dash-cam footage, to contact the Road Policing Unit by calling 101 and quoting CC-09122019-0366.