A MAN is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after the car he was driving collided with a tree in Somersham.

A MAN is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after the car he was driving collided with a tree in Somersham.

The 18-year-old was travelling towards Chatteris in a Ford Fiesta that left the B1050 Chatteris Road at 4.30pm on Monday (September 27).

A Magpas Helimedix team attended the scene and the road was closed off while the driver was freed from the vehicle.

He was then taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge with a serious head injury and remains in a critical condition.

The road was re-opened just after 8pm.

PC Martin Arrowsmith, investigating, would like to speak to anyone who saw the collision or the vehicle just prior.

INFORMATION: Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Arrowsmith on 0345 4564564.