Woman dies in A47 collision near Wisbech

Pedestrian killed on Sunday evening

A WOMAN has been killed in an road traffic accident on the A47 near Wisbech.

Jolanta Baciuliene died after the impact with a black Fiat Punto on the road's junction with Halfpenny Lane at 5.35pm on Sunday.

The 43-year-old, of Pippin Drove, Wisbech, was with another male pedestrian at the time and he was unhurt in the incident.

The 35-year-old driver of the Fiat Punto, from Leicester, was also uninjured.


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Police have appealed for witnesses to the collision after closing the road for six hours to conduct their investigations. The road was finally reopened at 1.30am on Monday.

Anyone with information should call Cambridgeshire police on 101.

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Meanwhile two cars and a lorry collided this morning at a crossroads where traffic lights are being installed in Wisbech.

The collision took place at 8am at the junction of Cromwell Road and Weasenham Lane. A Renault Clio and a Mini were involved and Weasenham Lane was closed.

Reason Homes, which is building 142 houses nearby, started work to install traffic lights at the junction on January 9 and the scheme could take up to 12 weeks.

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