Recap: Main road closed after driver seriously injured in A1303 crash

The A1303 near Bottisham between Newmarket and Cambridge

A "serious" crash has forced the A1303 to shut between Newmarket and Cambridge - Credit: Google Earth

A main road in Cambridgeshire has reopened after a serious collision near Bottisham.

Traffic is moving on the A1303 between Newmarket and Cambridge after a car hit a tree in the area at around 7am today (Monday, March 7).

The road was closed until around midday, with no access to the A14 westbound at junction 36 (Bottisham) during the closure.

Cambridgeshire Constabulary said that the car driver involved in the crash has sustained "serious injuries" and has been taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

A police spokesperson said: "We were called at about 7am today (7 March) with reports a car had hit a tree on Cambridge Road near Bottisham.

"Emergency services attended and the driver has been taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital with serious injuries.

"The road is currently closed while recovery takes place."

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Bus company Stagecoach described the collision as "serious" in a tweet at 7.41am.

The firm said: "Due to a serious RTC on the A1303 between Newmarket and Bottisham, the service 12 will be facing delays due to a diversion.

"All stops will still be served.

"Apologies for delays to the service."

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