One dead after two cars and two lorries involved in collision at Kings Lynn: A17 into Lincolnshire remains closed

16:32 02 May 2014

RTC on the A17. Photo: Paul Tibbs

RTC on the A17. Photo: Paul Tibbs

Paul Tibbs

Police dealing with a serious collision on the A17 at King’s Lynn have confirmed one person has died.

Emergency services were called to the scene at about 1.20pm after two cars and two HGVs were involved in a collision on the approach to the Pullover Roundabout.

The occupant of one of the cars died as a result of injuries sustained in the collision.

Two other casualties, from one of the HGVs and one from the other car, were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The road remains closed while officers carry out their investigations and the vehicles are recovered. It is expected to be closed for another two hours.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision and witnesses should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

Wisbech was tonight reported to be gridlocked as vehicles are being diverted through the town.

The A17 has been closed in the Lincolnshire direction and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

More news stories

Abellio Greater Anglia has warned that the services are expected to be disrupted until 7pm.

“Continually late services”, “gross overcrowding” and fallen leaves causing wheel damage are among many problems causing daily nightmares for Ely commuters.

Elizabeth Truss MP and George Freeman MP at the Queen Adelaide level crossing close to the Ely North junction. Picture: Ian Burt

Major improvements to the Ely North Junction which are key to the introduction of twice-hourly trains between London and King’s Lynn have been delayed.

Cambridge Boathouse turf cutting ceremony

Work has started on a £2.8 million boathouse for the University of Cambridge in Ely.

Party on the Hill 2015. Adam Ant.

Organisers of an event, where technical hitches led to the top act playing for just half the promised time, said they will only resolve issues for disappointed ticket holders who have not been rude or threatening.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition