Two road accident deaths in four days

A MAN and a woman have died in the space of just four days after two separate road traffic accidents in the district. In the first incident, a 30-year-old male passenger in a purple BMW 318i died after the car overturned on Sawtry Way, Wyton, on Thursday

A MAN and a woman have died in the space of just four days after two separate road traffic accidents in the district.

In the first incident, a 30-year-old male passenger in a purple BMW 318i died after the car overturned on Sawtry Way, Wyton, on Thursday evening.

The man, who was from St Ives and had not been named as The Hunts Post went to press, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The driver, a 36-year-old man from Huntingdon, was taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital with minor injuries. No other vehicle was involved in the incident that took place at 8pm.


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The road was closed for more than four hours while the incident was investigated and the vehicle recovered.

The second incident took place on Sunday afternoon when a motorbike collided with a car on the B645 in Stonely at the Dillington junction.

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The rider of the Honda motorbike, 44-year-old Linda Carter from Ash Close in Huntingdon, died in the crash.

A 26-year-old man from Bedford, who was the driver of a black Volkswagon Passat, and his female passenger suffered minor injuries in the crash.

The incident took place at 4.30pm and the road remained closed until 8.45pm.

A police spokesman said: "I am appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time of these incidents and who may have seen anything to contact police.

"It is important that we discover exactly what happened in the lead up to these incidents and any information could be vital to our investigation."

INFORMATION: Anyone with information should the road policing unit on 0845 4564564.

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