Rad accidents bring traffic chas t area

ONE man died and a by was kncked ff his bicycle in tw serius accidents which brught rads arund East Cambridgeshire s t a standstill this week. Rush hur traffic grund t a halt n Wednesday evening, after a serius accident at Waterbeach shut t

ONE man died and a by was kncked ff his bicycle in tw serius accidents which brught rads arund East Cambridgeshire's t a standstill this week.

Rush hur traffic grund t a halt n Wednesday evening, after a serius accident at Waterbeach shut the A10 in bth directins, causing lng delays.

A white Mercedes Sprinter van, a white Frd Transit and a Vauxhall Vivar were invlved in the cllisin, which happened just after 3.30pm n the Ely Rad, clse t the Slap Up Tandri.

The driver f the Mercedes van, a 75-year-ld Frank Brm frm Wembley Park in Lndn, was taken t Addenbrke's Hspital in Cambridge, where he later died. A 67-year-ld man frm Essex, wh was driving the Vauxhall car escaped with minr injuries, and a 48-year-ld and a 25-year-ld man, bth frm St Albans, wh were travelling in the Frd Transit were unhurt.


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Traffic was diverted thrugh Landbeach fllwing the cllisin and the rad was repened at arund 8pm.

On Thursday, a by cycling back frm schl was kncked ff his bike in Wilburtn.

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The yungster was hit by a Blue Nissan Almeira at 3.20pm n Stretham Rad, and suffered serius injuries. Plice, the ambulance service and MAGPAS attended the scene f the crash, and the area was clsed t traffic, including the A10/A1123 rundabut at Stretham, Statin Rad, and Millfield Lane.

The by's cnditin is nw stable, and n ne was arrested in cnnectin with the incident.

INFO: If yu have any infrmatin, regarding the Waterbeach cllisin, cntact Sergeant Lyndn Pickstn the Cambridgeshire plice Rads Plicing Unit n 0845 456 456 4.

Pic cap: The by's bike n the side f the rad after the crash n Thursday.

The Stretham Rad was clsed n Thursday afternn after the crash.

Pht: HELEN DRAKE

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