Van bursts into flames after collision with bus carrying school children on A47 in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire A47 fire.
Police issued photographs of the accident.
Credit: Cambridgeshire Police
The van burst into flames following the crash Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

Police have released dramatic images of a crash involving a bus carrying school children and a van.

The van burst into flames after the crash, but no serious injuries were reported.

The accident happened at around 5.30pm on Monday on the A47 between Thorney Toll and Guyhirn in Cambridgeshire at the junction with Black Drove.

Pictures from Cambridgeshire Police appear to show Amazon Prime signage on the side of the van.

Fire crews tackled the flames after the crash. Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

Officers from Cambridge Police's Wisbech neighbourhood policing team along with Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service and the Ambulance Service helped at the scene.

Fire crews tackled the fire before a recovery operation took place to remove the vehicles that were blocking the road.

The van was destroyed in the blaze. Credit: Cambs Police

The vehicles were removed from the road at around 9.30pm and Highways England have been assessing the damage to the road. It remains fully closed.

An investigation is under way and police are appealing for dashcam footage.


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