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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.