Witness appeal after woman left fighting for her life after Peterborough crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was left fighting for her life following a crash in Peterborough.

Monday, 17th May 2021, 1:35 pm
Updated Monday, 17th May 2021, 2:09 pm

A grey BMW 335D was travelling northbound on the A15 at about 6.45pm on Friday when it came off the road at the Paston Parkway roundabout, at the junction with David’s Lane, and crashed into a tree.

The driver, a man in his 30s from Whittlesey, was taken to Peterborough City Hospital where he remains with serious injuries.

The back seat passenger, a woman in her 30s from Whittlesey, suffered life-threatening injuries and remains in the same hospital in a critical but stable condition.

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The scene of the accident. Picture: David Lowndes
The scene of the accident. Picture: David Lowndes

The front seat passenger, a man in his 30s from Peterborough, received minor injuries and did not require hospital treatment.

Officers are now looking to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or the car just prior. They would particularly like to hear from the driver of a red Ford Fiesta who may have been in area at the time of the crash.

Anyone with information should contact us via web chat https://bit.ly/3vsiYDw, online forms www.cambs.police.uk/report quoting incident 447 of 14 May or call 101.