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.
UPDATE: Two people have died following a crash involving a double-decker bus and a lorry on the A47 in #Cambridgeshire this morning. Seven others have been seriously injured. pic.twitter.com/dK2P6TmrUj
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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.”
Update #A47 remains CLOSED in both directions between the #B1167 and #A141 near #Guyhirn due to a serious collision. There are currently delays on the diversion route, please ensure that you travel prepared for today's forecast hot weather. For more – https://t.co/zmvY369hGj. pic.twitter.com/6sDxZaycc9
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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”.