Motorist seriously injured in three vehicle crash at major Peterborough junction

A motorist suffered serious injuries in a three vehicle collision which closed a Peterborough road for some hours yesterday.

Monday, 9th April 2018, 12:20 pm
Updated Monday, 9th April 2018, 12:26 pm
The scene of the crash on Sunday. Picture: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue

Police were called to the crash involving a caravan, car and a van at 1.15pm on the A47/A1139 roundabout.

The road was closed for a couple of hours while recovery took place and all emergency services attended the scene.

A police spokeswoman said one person suffered serious injuries and was taken to Peterborough City Hospital.

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Cambridgeshire fire and rescue confirmed one person had been cut free from their vehicle.

Crew Commander Adam Parkinson said: “This was a very challenging extrication. The crews showed excellent team work to create enough space to release the casualty from the vehicle.”

The scene of the crash on Sunday. Picture: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue
The scene of the crash on Sunday. Picture: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue