‘A number of’ people rushed to hospital with injuries after two cars collide on A47 at Guyhirn roundabout just before midnight

A number of people taken to hospital after a two vehicle crash on the A47 at Guyhirn roundabout. Pic

A number of people taken to hospital after a two vehicle crash on the A47 at Guyhirn roundabout. Picture: CAMBS POLICE. - Credit: Archant

A number of people have been rushed to hospital with injuries after two cars collided on the Guyhirn roundabout, Cambridgeshire Police have revealed.

A number of people taken to hospital after a two vehicle crash on the A47 at Guyhirn roundabout. Pic

A number of people taken to hospital after a two vehicle crash on the A47 at Guyhirn roundabout. Picture: CAMBS POLICE. - Credit: Archant

Dramatic photographs were released on social media of the smash which saw a red Seat plough into a lamppost before a Fiat crashed into the back of it on Wednesday (May 15).

The images - released by police officers on the scene - show the extent of damage caused to the red Seat. The car's engine cover can be seen out of the bonnet and in the road.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: "At 23:45pm officers - along with the East of England Ambulance Service - attended the two vehicle crash.

"A number of persons have been taken to hospital with injuries."

A number of people taken to hospital after a two vehicle crash on the A47 at Guyhirn roundabout. Pic

A number of people taken to hospital after a two vehicle crash on the A47 at Guyhirn roundabout. Picture: CAMBS POLICE. - Credit: Archant

Police are suspicious of the manner of driving leading up to the crash and are appealing for anyone to come forward who may have witnessed it.

They added: "Did you witness this collision or the driving Prior to it? Please call 101 and quote incident 559 of 15.05.19."

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A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: "We attended a road traffic collision on the A47 near Guyhirn shortly before midnight yesterday (May 15).

"A man and a woman were transported to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn for further assessment and care."