PCSO’s Update

A1096 – Just after 6:00 pm on Wednesday 21st September, police were called to a road incident on the A1096 near the junction with the A14, in which a cyclist had been hit by a car. The cyclist had sustained serious injuries and was taken to Addenbrookes hospital.

A141 Hartford Hill – Police were called to a road traffic incident on the A141 approaching the Wyton roundabout at around 2:30 pm on Thursday 22nd September, in which four cars were involved in a collision. Fortunately there were no serious injuries reported, and the drivers were able to arrange for their vehicles to be recovered without police assistance.

High Street, Hemingford Grey – Police were called to another incident involving a car and a bicycle, just before 8:00 am on Friday 23rd September, this time on the High Street in Hemingford Grey. Very fortunately there were no injuries in this incident.

B1040 Papworth Everard – A motor-cyclist was seriously injured in a collision with a car on the B1040 near Papworth Everard at 5:45 pm on Friday 23rd September. Police had to close the road whilst the incident was dealt with, and both the motor cycle and the car were severely damaged and needed to be removed by recovery services. The road was not reopened until nearly 8:30 pm.

Houghton Grange, Houghton – Police received a report of intruders seen on the roof of Houghton Grange just before 6:00 pm on Friday 23rd September. Officers were dispatched and searched the area, but no-one was found.

A14 Eastbound – Just before 6:00 pm on Sunday 25th September, police attended another road traffic collision, this time on the Eastbound carriageway of the A14. This incident involved a 4-by-4 vehicle and a car, and one lane of the road was blocked until about 7:15 whilst police and recovery services dealt with things. Fortunately, no serious injuries were reported.

Grove Lane, Hemingford Grey – Just after 9:00 pm on Sunday evening, 25th September, police were carrying out an investigation at the caravan park on Grove Lane and whilst there, witnessed a suspect assaulting another male. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.

A14 Westbound – Police were called to a collision between a Heavy Goods Vehicle and a car on the westbound carriageway of the A14, at 4:00 pm on Monday 26th September. The car was severely damaged and debris was scattered across the road. The car driver was reported to have sustained slight injuries but an ambulance was not required. After recovery services removed the damaged car, traffic was moving freely again by 6:15 pm.

Grove End, Hilton – Police were called to Hilton just before 6:00 am on Sunday 2nd October on receiving a report of a car in the ditch. Ambulance and Fire Services also attended as there were reports of the driver being injured. It is believed that the incident happened as a result of the driver doing handbrake turns on the road and loosing control of his car, which damaged a length of wooden fencing before ending up in the ditch.

Houghton Hill – Police received a report of a road traffic collision on Houghton Hill at 10:30 am on Sunday 2nd October – one car had gone into the back of another. No-one was injured in the incident and police were not needed to arrange recovery of either vehicle.

A14 Westbound – Police were called to another collision on the A14 at midday on Sunday 2nd October. Two cars were involved and traffic was disrupted for half an hour until the road was cleared. No injuries were reported.

A14 / A1096 Junction – At midday on Monday 3rd October police received a report that a car had left the A14 near The Lakes Business Park and was severely damaged and its driver in shock. The car had hit two traffic signs as it left the road but fortunately the driver was not badly hurt. Recovery services removed the damaged vehicle and the road was clear of debris by 3:00 pm.

Lost and Found:

Found – River path in St Ives near the Church – in the afternoon on Sunday 2nd September – a set of keys including house and car keys, found by a Houghton resident and to be taken into Huntingdon Police Station.

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As always, if you have information relating to any offence, or are concerned about any suspicious activities, please contact police by using the ‘101’ telephone number. Alternatively, you can use ‘Crimestoppers’ to make a report anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or by using their on-line contact form. In an emergency, or if you witness a crime in progress, always use ‘999’.

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