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The company Carphone Warehouse says it is supporting its staff who were involved in a crash on the A1.
Eleven people were injured when a coach carrying employees, collided with a lorry in Cambridgeshire. The workers were returning from a company event at Earl's Court in London early on Sunday.
The staff involved work at stores across the region. Those injured suffered bruises, cuts and grazes.
Carphone Warehouse says it wishes everyone a 'speedy recovery':
Workers from the North East who were injured in a coach crash on the A1 in Cambridgeshire yesterday have returned to the region after being treated in hospital.
Eleven people, who work for Carphone Warehouse, were hurt after the collision with a lorry.
A coach heading for Newcastle has collided with a lorry on the A1.
Thirteen people, two drivers and eleven passengers, have been taken to hospital.
Two are seriously ill.
The crash happened at 5.30am in Cambridgeshire.
It involved a chartered coach and a Tesco lorry.
It's been confirmed that eleven people hurt in a coach crash on the A1 were Carphone Warehouse employees from the North East.
A coach heading from London to Newcastle was involved in a collision with a lorry at 5.30am.
The coach, operated by Redwing Coaches of London, had been chartered to take 42 people - Carphone Warehouse staff and their guests - home to Newcastle after a company event at Earl's Court in London.
All thirteen casualties have now been discharged from hospital.