Car and van collide on B1165 in Whaplode St Catherine

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A number of people were hurt after a van ended up in a ditch after colliding with a car in Whaplode St Catherine this morning.

It happened on the B1165 Ravens Bank, near the Blue Bell Inn, where a small van and a BMW collided at about 6.40am.

Emergency services found the van in a ditch full of water but all occupants had managed to climb out.

Paramedics treated those hurt for minor injuries and shock but the area is now clear.

Meanwhile, emergency service dealt with three crashes across the weekend in Bicker, Crowland and Swineshead respectively.

Firefighters helped one person from a vehicle which crashed in Church St, Bicker, just before 7.50pm on Saturday.

Earlier on Saturday, two vehicles were involved in a crash on the A16 in Crowland.

It happpened at the junction of the B1040 junction just before 5pm and firefighters from Crowland helped to free one person before making both vehicles safe.

Finally, fire crews from three stations were called to a three-vehicle accident in Abbey Road, Swineshead, reported just before 9.45am on Friday.

Firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to free one person from one of the vehicles involved before clearing the area.