Important police update after serious multi-vehicle crash

Officers are appealing for information following a serious crash involving a motorbike and two cars near Waterbeach this weekend.

At just after 4pm on Sunday, September 28, a red Yamaha motorcycle was travelling southbound on Clayhithe Road when it lost control and collided with a bronze Honda Civic and a green Volkswagen Polo on the opposite side of the road.

Emergency services, including an air ambulance and two rapid response cars, all responded the accident on Clayhithe Road in Horningsea.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 16-year-old boy, was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge where he remains with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The drivers of the Honda and Volkswagen, both men, were not injured and stopped at the scene.

Cambridgeshire police have now confirmed they are appealing for more information about the crash.

Police are now looking to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the motorcyclist just prior to it. They would particularly like to hear from two motorcyclists who were in the area at the time of the collision but did not stop at the scene.

Anyone with information, or dashcam footage, is urged to contact police via web chat or by calling 101, quoting incident number 279 of 28 September.

A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance service issued a full statement about the crash.

She said: “I can confirm that EEAST responded to an emergency call shortly after 4pm regarding an incident on Clayhithe Road, Horningsea.

“An ambulance, two rapid response cars and an air ambulance attended the scene.

“One patient was treated and conveyed to Addenbrooke’s Hospital by land ambulance for further care.”

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