Man dies a month on from horrific A14 crash in Cambridgeshire

The Magpas air ambulance that airlifted the casualties to Addenbrookes Hospital
The Magpas air ambulance that airlifted the casualties to Addenbrookes Hospital

A MAN has died in hospital following a collision on the A14 at Leighton Bromswold last month.

At about 7pm on Sunday 24 June, a white Toyota Auris and a silver Mini Cooper collided on the eastbound carriageway.

The driver of the Toyota, 80-year-old John Swannick of Woodside Drive in Redbrook, Shrewsbury, was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge where sadly he died of his injuries on Friday (13 July).

Swannick's passenger, a woman in her 70s, was also taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries and has since been discharged.

The driver of the Mini, a woman in her 50s from Kent, suffered serious injuries and was also taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital. She has since been discharged and is recovering at home.

Police officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision, or either of the vehicles in the lead up to it.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the road policing unit at www.cambs.police.uk/report and quote incident 394 of 24 June, or call 101