Man breaks wrist in Little Walden Collision

PUBLISHED: 16:20 08 August 2008 | UPDATED: 21:32 31 May 2010

A COLLISION on a narrow bridge in Little Walden left a local man with a broken wrist this morning (Friday). The man, aged in his early 30s, was driving a van when it was in collision with a lorry at about 10am. A rapid response vehicle was on the scene wi

A COLLISION on a narrow bridge in Little Walden left a local man with a broken wrist this morning (Friday).

The man, aged in his early 30s, was driving a van when it was in collision with a lorry at about 10am. A rapid response vehicle was on the scene within five minutes, manned by paramedic John Hammond.

He said: "A lorry and a van had collided on the narrow bridge close to Stone Bridge Farm. The van driver, a local man in his early 30s, suffered a suspected fracture to his left wrist and he was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital.

"The lorry driver was unhurt. We alerted the fire service as some fuel had been spilt and the road was closed for about an hour afterwards.


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