The A1 northbound has reopened after a day of disruption following a crash between a coach and a Tesco lorry. Thirteen people from the coach were taken to hospital after the collision at 5.30am at Diddington. Those on board were heading home to Newcastle after a works outing in London.
It's been reported that coach passengers being treated for their injuries after a crash on the A1 at Diddington have all now been released from hospital. The coach was carrying Carphone Warehouse employees back to Newcastle after an event at Earls Court in London.
Police say the A1 at Diddington is still shut northbound following a crash between a coach and a lorry this morning. It may stay closed for several more hours as work to repair crash barriers continues. Most of the passengers have been able to continue their journey on board a replacement coach.
Police say work to clear the northbound A1 at Diddington near St Neots is continuing after the road was completely blocked by a coach crash. Passengers were heading to Newcastle from London when their coach was in collision with a lorry.
Police say 14 passengers were taken to hospitals in Cambridge and Huntingdon, most with minor injuries. The others have been taken to a rest centre to waiting for a replacement coach to continue their journey. One lane of the road heading southbound has now re-opened.
Cambridgeshire Police have launched an investigation. They are appealing for witnesses to the crash to contact them on 101.
Cambridgeshire police are dealing with a fatal accident on the A1 at Diddington. The driver of one of the vehicles died at the scene. The accident happened at just after six fifteen this evening and the road remains closed.