A47 blocked in both directions after serious crash involving lorry and van

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The A47 is blocked in both directions following a serious crash between a lorry and a van this afternoon, Tuesday March 1.

The emergency services were called at just after 3pm to the crash at Thorney close to the junction with the B1167.

A lorry has collided with a Mercedes Sprinter van.

The East of England Ambulance Service said it was called at 3.09pm and had sent an ambulance crew to the A47, Wisbech Road, Thorney Toll.

A spokesman said paramedics were treating two patients, one of whom was a male with head injuries.

The other patient was said to have minor cuts and bruises but was conscious and breathing.

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