Two taken to hospital following second A428 Eltisley crash

TWO serious car crashes took place on the A428 at Eltisley within two days leaving four people in hospital. The latest collision saw two cars collide on the carriageway at 11.37am on Thursday (January 28). A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance S

TWO serious car crashes took place on the A428 at Eltisley within two days leaving four people in hospital.

The latest collision saw two cars collide on the carriageway at 11.37am on Thursday (January 28).

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said two motorists were taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries. A third person was assessed by paramedics at the scene.

One of the casualties had to be freed from their vehicle by firefighters using specialist cutting equipment. Fire crews also dealt with a small fire which affected the engine area of one of the vehicles.

This is the second collision to happen on that section of the road in two days.

On Wednesday (January 27) a man and a woman were left seriously injured following a car crash on the A428 at Eltisley.

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The three-vehicle collision took place just after 4pm, close to Caxton Gibbet and led to the closure of the road in both directions at the Caxton roundabout.

Diversions were set up along the B1040 and police urged motorists to avoid the area.

The road did not reopen until 10pm.

Magpas paramedics and doctors arrived on scene in the East Anglian Air Ambulance. Firefighters were also called to help free the trapped motorists.

The crash involved a silver Mercedes S Class being driven by 73-year-old man from Milton, a black Peugeot 3008 being driven by a 35-year-old man from Milton Keynes and a blue Nissan Almera being driven by a 32-year-old woman from Eaton Socon.

The 32-year-old Eaton Socon woman and her 29-year-old male passenger suffered serious but not life threatening injuries and were taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said no one else had been seriously injured in the crash.

INFORMATION: Anyone with information about either of the crashes is asked to contact the roads policing unit on 0345 4564564.

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