Group rescued from back of lorry on A14 following call to police

A call was made to police from inside the HGV.

A call was made to police from inside the HGV. - Credit: PA Archive/PA Images

Police say they rescued eight people from a lorry travelling on the A14 on Thursday evening after receiving a call from someone in the back of the vehicle.

The HGV was stopped at about 7.15pm near Spaldwick.

A man who was inside the vehicle was taken to hospital, but was not seriously injured. No other injuries were reported.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said a man has been arrested on suspicion of assisting unlawful immigration.

The spokesman added: "The investigation and welfare of the people involved has been handed to the immigration services."


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