FENLAND: One dead and two injured in crash on notorious Fenland road.

A MAN died and two more were injured in a five-vehicle crash close to a notorious Fenland road. The crash happened on the B1040 between Whittlesey and Thorney, close to the junction with North Bank, at 5.35pm yesterday (Wednesday). It involved four cars –

A MAN died and two more were injured in a five-vehicle crash close to a notorious Fenland road.

The crash happened on the B1040 between Whittlesey and Thorney, close to the junction with North Bank, at 5.35pm yesterday (Wednesday).

It involved four cars - a white Vauxhall Corsa, a black Audi A4, a silver Audi A4 and a silver Ford Focus - and a cyclist.

The driver of the Corsa - whose details have not been released by police - suffered fatal injuries.

The driver of the black Audi, a 49-year-old man from Market Deeping, and a passenger, a 22-year-old man from March, suffered minor injuries and were taken to Peterborough District Hospital. No-one else was injured.

Pc Steve Edwards, investigating the crash, said: "I would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the collision and witnessed this incident."

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The man's death is the sixth in the vicinity of the Dog In A Doublet pub, on the junction of North Bank and the B1040, since 2004.

CONTACT: Pc Edwards of the roads policing unit on 0845 456 4564.