Air ambulance called to scene of Cambridgeshire crash in which woman was trapped and seriously injured

15:12 09 February 2014

A142 RTC.

A142 RTC.

Archant

A woman was trapped and had to be taken to hospital following a collision involving a car and a lorry on the A142 in Cambridgeshire.

A142 RTC.A142 RTC.

The road was closed for some time as police and emergency services cleared the debris.

Magpas Helimedix flew to the scene of the collision to find a woman, in her 60s, trapped in the car with serious injuries to her lower body.

The Magpas team worked alongside a fire and rescue crew to remove the patient safely from the vehicle.

A Magpas spokesman said: “Our team sedated the woman and administered enhanced pain relief, whilst working alongside an EEAST Ambulance Crew and Rapid Response Paramedic at the scene.

A142 RTC.A142 RTC.

“The patient was then accompanied by the Magpas team, in a land ambulance, to Addenbrooke’s Hospital - where on arrival she was in a serious but stable condition.”

The crash happened shortly after 2.30pm and closed the road between the roundabouts at the Mepal Outdoor Centre and at Sutton.

A police spokesman described it as a “serious-injury collision”.

A142 RTC.A142 RTC.

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 20:16
Anne Hill

Less than a month after Ofsted described the Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech as “inadequate”, the college has announced its £90,000 a year principal Clare Claxton is being replaced.

Yesterday, 15:40
Co-op Foodstore, Bridge Road, Sutton Bridge. Picture: Steve Williams.

A gaping hole has been left in the front of the Co-operative Foodstore on Bridge Road, Sutton Bridge, after thieves used a teleporter vehicle to attack and remove a cash machine last night.

Yesterday, 11:43
Cambridgeshire County Council devolution debate:

A devolution deal involving just Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is imminent and could be agreed in principle as early as Friday.

Yesterday, 16:20
Edible insect eating day by Dan Dare at the Wisbech Salvation Army Hall. Dan Dare eating a Giant Waterbug with Salvation Army members watching  .Picture: Steve Williams.

While many of you were tucking into your sandwiches last Saturday lunch time, a courageous fund raiser from Wisbech was getting his teeth into a slightly more exotic dish – mealworms and water bugs, to be precise.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up