Credit: King's Lynn Police
Credit: King's Lynn Police

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road collision near Tilney All Saints on Sunday.

Officers were called shortly after 9.30am to a collision involving a white Mercedes lorry and a white Nissan NV200 van on the A47 towards Wisbech.

The driver of the van, a man aged in his 50s, was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge with serious head injuries, where he remains.

A spokesperson from MAGPAS air ambulance said: “The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in his 50s) who had sustained serious head injuries.

“They anaesthetised the patient and performed an advanced surgical procedure at the roadside, providing him with A&E level care there and then.”

The road was closed while emergency services attended, but was reopened shortly after 3pm.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or the manner of driving of either vehicle prior to the incident, should contact Swaffham Roads Policing by calling 101.