UPDATE: Woman, 63, remains in critical condition in hospital after being hit by lorry in Huntingdon

14:29 30 April 2014

Police cordoned off St Peter

Police cordoned off St Peter's Road, Huntingdon, after an accident involving a lorry and a pedestrian.


A woman has been hit by a lorry in Huntingdon yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

The 63-year-old pedestrian, from Huntingdon, was seriously injured in the collision in St Peter’s Road at about 1.11pm.

A spokesman for East of England Ambulance Service said: “The woman sustained serious injuries and following treatment and stabilisation by paramedics and the Magpas critical care team, she was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, for further care.”

Magpas Helimedix said the woman was in a critical condition when she arrived at hospital.

Police said on Thursday morning, she was in a critical, but stable, condition.

Officers blocked the road between the Towerfields roundabout and Redwongs Way and motorists were warned the closure may by in place for some time.

INFORMATION: Anyone who saw the incident should call Sergeant Chris Clare on 101.


  • Thoughts are with the lady and her family, hoping she gets better. To agree the guy in the white shirt at the roundabout did a great job of easing the traffic.

    Report this comment

    Blocks Away

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

  • Just to note that there were a number of people at the scene who did as much as possible to aid, long before the emergency services arrived. I was a number of cars further down St Peters Road and did not witness anything other than a number of sensible people who got out of their cars and blocked the road to stop further congestion, explained to people why the road was blocked and 'held the fort' until the emergency services arrived. Well done to them, especially the guy in the white car at the McDonalds roundabout who kept traffic moving by blocking the road with his car to stop rubber neckers.... I am sure this all helped the professionals reach the scene and deal with the unfortunate victim[s]... Credit where it's due !

    Report this comment

    Brian Gray

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

More news stories

The person British Transport Police would like to speak to in connection with a theft from a vending machine in Huntingdon.

Police have released CCTV images after cash was stolen from a vending machine in Huntingdon.

26-year-old Crosbie has been charged with murder following the death of Emille Stapleton last week.

School children were left feeling scared and vulnerable after vandals broke into a St Ives primary school - the second incident in less than a week.

Yesterday, 15:23
Police and crime commisioner Sir Graham Bright welcomes announcement from chancellor George Osborne

The police and crime commissioner for Cambridgeshire has George Osborne’s promise that there will be no cuts “at all” to police budgets.

Yesterday, 10:52
Builder Matt McGoffey, discovered the wedding ring, for Heather Watts, in her garden, in St Neots,

A builder reunites woman with her grandmother’s lost wedding ring...after discovering it in a pile of dirt under her house

The North Pole Cambridge Christmas Festival is back in style throughout the festive season. This annual icy extravaganza is centred around a stunning 600m open-air ice rink, great for a fun filled day out with family & friends.

Read more

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Read the Hunts Post e-edition E-edition