Two rushed to hospital following A47 smash involving Mercedes E-Class and Volkswagen Golf GTI between Wisbech and Guyhirn

PUBLISHED: 11:52 02 May 2019 | UPDATED: 11:52 02 May 2019

The scene on the A47 between Wisbech and Guyhirn where two were hospitalised following a crash between a Mercedes E-Class and Golf GTI. Picture: SUPPLIED

The scene on the A47 between Wisbech and Guyhirn where two were hospitalised following a crash between a Mercedes E-Class and Golf GTI. Picture: SUPPLIED

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Two people were rushed to hospital yesterday evening following a collision between two cars on the A47 between Wisbech and Guyhirn.

A white Mercedes E-Class collided with a Volkswagen Golf GTI on the main stretch of road on Wednesday, May 1 at around 6.30pm – causing major rush hour delays.

Police officers closed the road at the Guyhirn and Wisbech round about – leaving standstill traffic between the incident and blockades.

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All three emergency services attended the scene before two casualties were taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Peterborough City Hospital for “further treatment”.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: “Police were called at 6.39pm to reports of the road traffic collision involving a white Mercedes E350 and white Volkswagen Golf GTI.

“Police fire and ambulance services attended and the road was closed while a recovery took place.”

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service confirmed they sent two ambulances and a rapid response vehicle to the scene yesterday evening.

They said: “One patient was taken to Peterborough City Hospital and a second patient was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further treatment.”

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