Two seriously hurt after lorry and van collide at A47 Guyhirn

Two people have been seriously hurt after a lorry and van collided on the A47 at Guyhirn this morning.

The men in their 30s, who were in the lorry, have been taken to hospital - one to Addenbrooke’s in Cambridge and the other to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn.

The road closure on the A47

The road closure on the A47

Police were first called to the scene at Ring’s End at around 11.52pm last night. The collision involved a white Peugeot van and a Volvo lorry.

All the emergency services were at the scene, with the fire service releasing one person from their vehicle.

The road has been closed in both directions between the junctions of the A141 (near Guyhirn) and the B198 (near Wisbech) while a collision investigation takes place.

Carriageway clean-up and recovery work will then take place. The road re-opened at around 10am.

There is currently a 50 mile diversion for motorists.

Cambridgeshire police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to contact the force.

Sgt Declan McDonagh said: “I would urge anyone who saw this incident or those who may have dash cam footage to get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident 474 of September 24 or report online at cambs.police.uk/report.

Alternatively, you can report anonymously at www.crimestoppers-uk.org/.

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