Man dies following two-car crash on the A10 near Melbourn

10:05 30 June 2014

A man has died after a crash on the A10 near Melbourn

A man has died after a crash on the A10 near Melbourn


A man has died following a two-car crash yesterday.

The man, who has not yet been named, suffered fatal injuries when the blue Toyota Yaris he was driving was in a collision with a grey Volvo S80 on the A10 near Melbourn. The incident occurred at 5pm on Sunday near the junction with Station Road.

A 22-year-old man from Cambridge who was a passenger in the Yaris, and suffered minor injuries, while a 36-year-old woman, also a passenger and from Cambridge, suffered serious but not life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Volvo, a 67-year-old man from Doddington, suffered slight injuries. No-one else was in the vehicle. The air ambulance attended the scene, but the injured trio were taken by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

Fire fighters from Royston and Buntingford attended to assist crews from Cambridgeshire at the scene, with one of the cars having caught fire. The A10 was closed during the incident, with traffice diverted through Melbourn.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the collision or either vehicle involved just prior to contact them. The Toyota was travelling north and the Volvo south.

Anyone with information should contact the collision investigation unit on 101.


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