June 26, 2018 1.26 pm This story is over

Two dead in A47 bus and lorry crash near Lincolnshire

Extremely sad news

Two men have died and several others are seriously injured after a crash involving a double decker bus and a lorry on the A47 near the Lincolnshire border.

As reported previously, the crash happened on Thorney Road, Guyhirn at around 7.30am.

Cambridge Police said: “We are sorry to report that two men, travelling in the bus involved in the A47 collision, have sadly died.

“Our thoughts are with their families at this time. Seven people have been seriously injured and 11 have minor injuries following the collision.”

The road remains closed at the time of writing and drivers have been advised by police to avoid the area.

Magpas Air Ambulance Critical Care Paramedic Dan Read, who has been on the scene said: “We worked very closely alongside the emergency services at the scene.

“We also assisted the EEAST Ambulance Service Paramedic Crews with help to manage this very complex incident. We can’t praise the EEAST Ambulance Service enough for their excellent team work”.

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