Police name boy, eight, who died at Addenbrooke’s after A14 crash
AN eight-year-old boy has died at Addenbrooke’s hospital in Cambridge following a smash on the A14.
A member of the public alerted Cambridgeshire Police to the incident at junction 35 near Stow-cum-Quy at around 9am yesterday morning (Sunday).
An eight-year-old boy was taken to Addenbrooke’s with life-threatening injuries along. He was named this morning (Monday) by police as Joel Depper, of Uplands Road, Sudbury, Suffolk.
The driver, a 41-year-old woman and a 7-year-old boy, both from Sudbury, suffered minor injuries and were taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital.
The boy died later in the day.
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The pair were travelling in a maroon Mazda2 which left the road and collided with a tree.
Between midnight last night and midday yesterday a total of 40 collisions were reported to Cambridgeshire Police, of which 34 occurred in the Cambridge area.
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