Pedestrian dies after collision with HGV on A16 in Peterborough

The collision between a HGV and a 21-year-old man happened at about 8.26pm. Emergency services attended, but despite their best efforts the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the lorry was not injured and has not been arrested.

Police at the scene of the fatal collision on the A16

The road was initially closed but re-opened in the early hours of this morning. This is the second fatal collision on the stretch of road in the past week. Last Friday, a biker from Spalding was also pronounced dead at the scene after a four vehicle collision.

Another man from Spalding was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs.

He has since been released under investigation.

Anyone who witnessed what happened should contact police on 101 quoting incident 458 of February 12 or visit www.cambs.police.uk/report.

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