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Newcastle motorcyclist dies in Cambridge crash

A motorcyclist from Newcastle has died after a crash in Cambridgeshire.

Officers have confirmed Dane Curran, of Kenmoore Way was taken to hospital in a critical condition on September 19. The 21 year old was involved in a crash on the M11 southbound near Duxford at about 2.30pm when he collided with a red BMW 1 series.

The air ambulance attended and air lifted him to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge where he died. The driver of the BMW was uninjured.

Witnesses are asked to contact police on 101.


Company 'supporting' employees injured in coach crash

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':

Thankfully there were no serious injuries but we wish everyone who was hurt a speedy recovery and we will be supporting them through that recovery. We're working closely with the authorities as they establish what happened.

– Carphone Warehouse

Coach crash on the A1 injures thirteen

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.