Man seriously injured in A14 Spaldwick crash

A MOTORIST was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after the vehicle he was driving left the A14 near Spaldwick and crashed in to a road sign. Emergency services were called at 8.20am on Sunday (March 28) to a single vehicle collision on the east

A MOTORIST was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after the vehicle he was driving left the A14 near Spaldwick and crashed in to a road sign.

Emergency services were called at 8.20am on Sunday (March 28) to a single vehicle collision on the eastbound carriageway at Woolley.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said a grey Mitsubishi Shogun had left the road about 700metres east of Spaldwick and collided with a large concrete block base of a road sign.

East of England ambulance service paramedics and a Magpas doctor and critical care paramedic attended the scene in the air ambulance.

The injured man, who is 47-years-old and from Essex, suffered serious injuries and was taken by air ambulance to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.

A spokesman for Magpas said: "The Magpas emergency medical team anaesthetised the patient at the scene and were taken by air ambulance to the regions specialist trauma centre at Addenbrooke's Hospital. His condition was described as serious but stable."

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INFORMATION: Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 0345 4564564.

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