Two People Suffer Life Threatening Injuries After Soham Smash

PUBLISHED: 10:23 24 July 2009 | UPDATED: 10:58 04 May 2010

TWO people suffered life threatening injuries after a smash on the A142 Soham Bypass on Thursday evening. A 38 year-old woman and an eight year-old boy from Soham were rushed to Addenbrooke s Hospital with what police described as life threatening injurie

TWO people remain in a critical condition after a smash on the A142 Soham Bypass on Thursday evening.

A 38 year-old woman and an eight year-old boy from Soham were rushed to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge with what police described as life threatening injuries after the Citroën car they were travelling in smashed into a white transit van.

The incident occurred at around 4pm with fire and rescue crews called to help cut the woman and child free from the vehicle. The road was closed for more than four hours while emergency crews attended the incident.

Two other passengers travelling in the Citroën, an 11 year-old girl and a one year-old girl, both from Soham, were also taken to hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the transit van, a 55 year-old man from Fordham was unhurt.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash and are appealing for anyone with information to contact Pc Dave Halling on 0345 456 4564.


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