A47 closed near Peterborough after collision involving car and motorbike

Biker airlifted to hospital after suffering ‘serious but not life threatening’ injuries in collision

By Stephen Briggs
Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 10:43 am
Updated Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 11:48 am

The A47 was closed near Peterborough for several hours this morning following a collision between a car and a motorbike.

Emergency services were called to the crash between Guyhirn and Wisbech just before 8am today (Tuesday).

A Cambridgeshire police spokesperson said: “We were called at 7.51am this morning (21 June) to reports of a collision between a car and a motorcycle on the A47, South Brink. Police attended and have closed the road. The air ambulance attended the scene and have taken the rider of the motorcycle to Addenbrookes’ hospital, he has sustained serious, but not thought to be life threatening, injuries.

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The road is closed as a result of the crash

"The driver of the car was unhurt and is assisting enquiries.

"We advise people to avoid the area where possible.”

The road was finally able to re-open just after 11.30am afte emergency services finished work at the scene.