Pile up at Watton - man cut from car with life-changing injuries

A man was hospitalised with suspected life-changing injuries last night after a five vehicle crash near Watton-at-Stone.

The emergency services were called to the A602 around 200 yards from Heath Mount School at 9.47pm after an accident involving a blue MPV Mercedes, a silver VW Golf, a white Volvo articulated lorry, a red Vauxhall Corsa and a blue VW Scirocco.

A man in his 40s was unable to feel his legs and was stabilised by paramedics with a neck brace before being cut from his car by fire crews. He was taken to Lister Hospital.

No-one else was injured.

Police closed the A602 Ware Road from the junction with the A119 as well as Anchor Lane and Whempstead Road while the vehicles were recovered.

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