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Woman in 20s dies after collision near Addenbrooke’s Hospital



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A woman in her 20s has died following a collision involving a lorry near Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge this morning (Thursday, October 7).

Emergency services at the scene of the collision near Addenbrooke's Hospital Picture: Keith Heppell (52021530)
Emergency services at the scene of the collision near Addenbrooke's Hospital Picture: Keith Heppell (52021530)

The woman was on a bike when she was struck by a lorry just before 8am.

The A1307 has been closed at its junction with Fendon Road and is expected to remain so for several hours.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area and to use the Trumpington entrance to the hospital.

Emergency services at the scene of the collision near Addenbrooke's Hospital Picture: Keith Heppell (52021524)
Emergency services at the scene of the collision near Addenbrooke's Hospital Picture: Keith Heppell (52021524)

An investigation into the collision has begun and the driver of the lorry has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving.

The 27-year-old man from Hertford, Hertfordshire, has been taken to Huntingdon police station.

The junction of the A1307 and Fendon Road, outside Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Picture: Google Earth Pro (52014798)
The junction of the A1307 and Fendon Road, outside Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Picture: Google Earth Pro (52014798)

Police are appealing for anyone or saw the collision or who may have dashcam footage to get in touch.

Please contact Sgt Tom Daly via 101 or contact police via their webchat quoting incident 66 of today (October 7).

Update: Family pay tribute to ‘truly special individual’ who died in a collision near Addenbrooke’s Hospital

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Cyclist who died in collision near Addenbrooke’s confirmed as Cambridge University Hospitals worker after lorry driver arrested

Serious collision between lorry and pedestrian near Addenbrooke’s Hospital



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