Two die in Peterborough A47 head-on lorry and car crash

Accident on A47 in Cambridgeshire Image copyright
Image caption Debris was strewn across the road and the car ended up in a ditch

Two people have died following a head-on crash between a car and a lorry.

The accident happened on the A47 between Eye Green and Thorney, near Peterborough, at about 11:45 BST on Thursday.

The male front seat passenger of the black Vauxhall Astra - which ended up in a ditch at the side of the road - died at the scene and the woman driver was taken to hospital but died later.

Police have appealed for anyone with dash-cam footage to get in touch.

The East of England Ambulance Service confirmed it sent four crews to the scene and two air ambulances.

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