Two killed and two in serious condition in hospital after A142 crash


A young man and a woman have died in a head-on collision in the Cambridgeshire Fens.

The collision, involving a Ford Fiesta van and a Vauxhall Meriva, happened at about 5.05pm on the A142 Iretons Way, Mepal, yesterday, Monday February 27.

The driver of the van, a man in his teens, sadly died at the scene. His passenger, a teenage girl, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

The driver of the Vauxhall, a man in his 70s, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Addenbrooke’s. The passenger, a woman in her 70s, was taken to Addenbrooke’s but sadly died.

Fire crews from Ely and Chatteris attended the incident to cut the occupants free from the vehicles.

The Magpas Air Ambulance and East of England Ambulance Trust crews also attended.

Anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed the collision is asked to call the Road Policing Unit on 101.