Cambridgeshire town centre collision involving pedestrians, a car and a bus claims second fatality

16:52 15 July 2014

A 14-year-old girl was taken to hospital this morning

A 14-year-old girl was taken to hospital this morning

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A second victim has died following a collision in a busy Cambridgeshire town centre.

The crash involved a car, a bus and two pedestrians and happened in Market Road, St Ives, at about 11.50am on Monday.

A pedestrian who died at the scene was 82-year-old Pauline Harrisson, of Queens Road, Somersham.

The car involved was a silver Vauxhall Corsa being driven by 90-year-old William Brooke, of St Ives Road, Somersham, who died at Hinchingbrooke Hospital this afternoon.

A pedestrian, a 62-year-old woman from St Ives, suffered serious but not life threatening injuries.

An 82-year-old woman who was a passenger in the vehicle suffered serious but not life threatening injuries.

Anyone with any information should contact the collision investigation unit on 101.

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