UPDATE: Death crash woman named
THE woman who died in a road accident on a busy Fenland road on Friday has been identified by police. Jurgita Mazeikainte, 20, of Star Lane, London, was driving a gold Honda Accord which was involved in the collision on the A141 near
THE woman who died in a road accident on a busy Fenland road on Friday has been identified by police.
Jurgita Mazeikainte, 20, of Star Lane, London, was driving a gold Honda Accord which was involved in the collision on the A141 near Tick Fen, between Chatteris and Warboys. Two other people suffered minor injuries and were treated at hospital.
The collision happened at 9.35am and involved the Honda, a sliver Fiat Multipla, a DAF articulated lorry from haulage company G H Martin and Son based in Wiltshire, and a white Volvo articulated lorry.
The road, the main transport link between Fenland and Huntingdonshire, was closed until 4pm on Friday as emergency services cleared the scene.
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Fourteen fire-fighters from March, Chatteris and Huntingdon were called to the scene.
Ronnie Booth, station manager at Huntingdon Fire Station, said the rescue operation carried out was “difficult because of the damage to the vehicles”.
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Speaking at the scene on Friday, Mr Booth added: “We have been using hydraulic equipment to make the release.”
Friday’s collision was the 10th fatal accident on Fenland roads this year. David Frost, head of road safety services at Cambridgeshire County Council, said it would be inappropriate to make any comment in regards to this accident until full details have emerged.
But he added: “All deaths on Cambridgeshire roads and Fenland roads are a very serious concern for us.”
Police have appealed for witnesses to the collision to contact the collision investigation unit. Pc Frances Crawford said: “We would like to speak to anyone who saw this collision happen or saw the vehicles in the area just before 9.35am.”
CONTACT: police on 0845 456 4564.