Coach driver trapped after crash with lorry on A14 at Spittals - 26 passengers escape uninjured

MORE than 25 passengers had to be rescued from a coach after it crashed into a lorry on the A14 at Spittals Interchange.

Firefighters from Huntingdon and St Neots used specialist equipment to cut the driver free from the coach which was carrying 26 people.

It is believed that two or three cars were involved in the smash at 9am today on the westbound carriageway.

Magpas Helimedix Dr Darren Reid and paramedic Adam Carr arrived shortly after 9am and treated the coach driver after he was released. He was discharged at the scene.

The lorry driver sustained minor neck and back pain and was treated on the scene by paramedics.

None of the passengers were injured and they waited at the side of the road for a replacement bus.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said two people suffered slight injuries but no one was taken to hospital.

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