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Man killed in crash with JCB

By Sammi Nice

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A man has been killed following a collision on the B1061.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the B1061 on the border between Cambridgeshire and Suffolk.

Officers were called at 8.11am on Monday, March 16, to reports of a three vehicle collision in Bradley Road, Burrough Green.

The collision involved a red Audi 80, blue Ford Focus and a yellow JCB.

A rear-seat passenger driver of the red Audi suffered fatal injuries. Two others in the car were seriously injured and are currently in Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

The driver of the Ford was also injured and taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

Five casualties were treated at the scene by crews from the East of England Ambulance Service, the East Anglian Air Ambulance, a Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and the volunteer doctor from SARS.

The Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service were also in attendance and helped with the extrication of several of the patients.

SARS doctor, Fiona Virgo, who attended the scene, said: “On coming across the scene on my way to work it was immediately apparent that this was a significant incident which was made more complex by the JCB being on top of the vehicle.

“There were many emergency personnel present at the scene who all worked together in a very challenging incident environment.”

Dr Virgo, helped treat one of the casualties, a woman in her thirties, for neck and chest injuries. The patient was later taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Three other patients were also taken to Addenbrooke’s for further treatment and assessment. Two of them were believed to be in a serious condition.

Anyone with information should contact the roads policing unit on 101.

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