A14 reopened after air rescue

THE A14 was shut in both directions near Newmarket to enable a helicopter-based paramedic crew rescue a seriously injured motorist.

THE A14 was shut in both directions near Newmarket to enable a helicopter-based paramedic crew rescue a seriously injured motorist.

The crash happened on the eastbound section of the A14 near Exning, Newmarket, at about 11.20am in which a blue Ford Escort collided with a crash barrier.

The A14 has been closed in both directions so that the East of England Ambulance can land at the scene.

A spokeswoman for Cambridgeshire police said the road had been re-opened and said the driver’s injuries were not as serious as first feared.


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The driver involved has been taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

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