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20 people injured following 'huge crash' in Cambridgeshire
14 November 2019, 19:23
Emergency services have rushed to the scene of a crash in Cambridgeshire.
Police and paramedics are attending the scene of a crash near St. Ives.
20 people are being treated by paramedics for their injuries.
The B1040 has been completely shut at the cross roads of Somersham Road and Bluntisham Heath Road due to the accident.
Two vehicles were involved in the accident, which police have now confirmed are a minibus and a car.
Police are still in attendance and have said drivers in the area should expect delays.
The Cambridgeshire Fire service have said more than 20 firefighters are at the scene of the crash.
A police spokesman said: "Multiple people are involved and some are seriously injured.
"The roads going in either direction at the junction have been closed and motorists are advised to avoid the area."
Casualties are being taken to Addenbrooke's and Hinchingbrooke hospitals, a spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said.
Police and emergency services are at the scene of a serious collision near Bluntisham.— Cambs police (@CambsCops) November 14, 2019
The crash happened on the B1040 Somersham Road, at its junction with Bluntisham Heath Road, at just before 5pm.
Roads in either direction have been closed.https://t.co/zs2088gMIv pic.twitter.com/Bzef56CqXD
More than 20 firefighters are at the scene of a road traffic collision with police and ambulance crews on the #B1040 at the cross roads with #Somersham Road and #Bluntisham Heath Road, #StIves #Woodhurst; the road is CLOSED in all directions so please avoid the area https://t.co/JPxC0Z0n1U pic.twitter.com/TBcObQ60xA— Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (@cambsfrs) November 14, 2019