One dead after two cars and two lorries involved in collision at Kings Lynn: A17 into Lincolnshire remains closed

16:32 02 May 2014

RTC on the A17. Photo: Paul Tibbs

RTC on the A17. Photo: Paul Tibbs

Paul Tibbs

Police dealing with a serious collision on the A17 at King’s Lynn have confirmed one person has died.

Emergency services were called to the scene at about 1.20pm after two cars and two HGVs were involved in a collision on the approach to the Pullover Roundabout.

The occupant of one of the cars died as a result of injuries sustained in the collision.

Two other casualties, from one of the HGVs and one from the other car, were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The road remains closed while officers carry out their investigations and the vehicles are recovered. It is expected to be closed for another two hours.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision and witnesses should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

Wisbech was tonight reported to be gridlocked as vehicles are being diverted through the town.

The A17 has been closed in the Lincolnshire direction and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

More news stories

Yesterday, 14:18
A Magpas air ambulance leaving Wisbech today after a man went into cardiac arrest after being stung by a wasp.

The A47 between Wisbech and Guyhirn was closed this afternoon after a motorist, who is now in a critical condition, was stung by a wasp and went into cardiac arrest, police have said.

Yesterday, 11:04
Disqualified drink driver is arrested in Wisbech

A disqualified drink driver was three times over the legal limit when he was stopped by police at 6.19am today (Wednesday 25).

Yesterday, 15:58
Budget challenge

Just 46 per cent of Wisbech people said they are aware of the budget challenge faced by Cambridgeshire County Council in a recent survey.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition