Cambridgeshire

Pedestrian killed in St Ives bus and car collision

Accident in St Ives Image copyright Michael Burke
Image caption The crash happened in Market Road at about 11:15 BST

A pedestrian has died and another has been seriously injured after a collision involving a bus and a car in a Cambridgeshire town, police said.

At least three ambulances, an air ambulance and other emergency services were called to the accident in Market Road in St Ives at about 11:15 BST.

Two people in the car suffered minor injuries.

Roads around the bus station were cordoned off and police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

Image copyright Michael Burke
Image caption A pedestrian died and another was taken to hospital with serious injuries, police confirmed

Michael Burke, who was in St Ives at the time, said: "At the moment there are crowds of people, four ambulances, lots of fire engines and the air ambulance has just taken off from a few fields away.

"They have cordoned off quite a big section [of the town]."

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