Woman ‘cut from car’ and flown to hospital following two-vehicle head on collision in Cambridgeshire

PUBLISHED: 10:37 18 May 2018 | UPDATED: 10:37 18 May 2018

A woman has been cut from her car and flown to hospital following a two-vehicle head on collision on the A10 in Littleport.

A woman has been cut from her car and flown to hospital following a two-vehicle head on collision on the A10 in Littleport.

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The air ambulance flew a woman to hospital after her car collided head on with another on the A10 this morning (May 18).

The female casualty had to be cut free from her car by firefighters after crews arrived at the scene in Littleport – the road is still closed by police.

Cambs Travel News tweeted: “A10 Lynn Road, “Littleport - the road is now CLOSED due to the RTC. Please avoid if possible.”

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: “We were called at about 7am to an incident involving two vehicles - a car and a van.

“We’re still on the scene dealing with it along with fire and ambulance at this time.”

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue said: “At 6.59am one crew from Littleport and one crew from Ely were called to a road traffic collision on the A10 near Littleport.

“Firefighters arrived to two vehicles had collided head on.

“Using specialist cutting equipment they released one female casualty who was taken to hospital by air ambulance.

“The crews returned to their stations by 9am.”

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