Air ambulance rushes in as woman is seriously injured and six others suffer injuries in crash

Seven people have been injured and the air ambulance had to be called after a serious crash on the A16. The incident, which took place at around 2.15pm on Monday, August 24 on the north side of Burwell, left a woman seriously injured. A red Ford Mondeo and silver Ford Fiesta are believed to have collided on a long straight, Grimsby Live reports.

The Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance was called to the scene before taking the woman, who was a passenger in the Mondeo, to Hull Royal Infirmary. Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue sent two fire engines from Louth and Binbrook fire stations to the crash site.

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Fire officials said crews helped care for seven people, made both cars safe and laid down absorbent granules to soak up leaking fuel. A photo from the scene shows the vehicles being hoisted onto a recovery truck on the closed road yesterday evening.

The road remained closed while police undertook accident investigation work, before it reopened six hours later at 8.30pm. A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “Incident 245 reported to us at 2.17pm refers to a two-vehicle RTC on the A16, described as the north side of Burwell on the A16.   “A red Ford Mondeo and a silver Ford Fiesta were involved and the road was closed.

“Seven people were injured, one seriously. 

“The seriously injured passenger from the Mondeo, a woman, was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary by air ambulance with serious injuries.

“The A16 was reopened at 8.30 pm.”

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