Live updates as ‘multi-vehicle’ crash causes closure on Cambs A-road

A multi-vehicle crash has closed a Cambridgeshire A-road this morning (Friday, November 17). The A428 is closed in both directions between Cambridge Road at St Neots and the Eltisley turn-off.

The crash was first reported by traffic data company Inrix shortly before 7am. Inrix said: "The A428 in both directions closed, queueing traffic due to multi-vehicle accident between Cambridge Road (Tithe Farm Roundabout, St Neots) and the Eltisley turn off (Eltisley)."

A National Highways spokesperson said: "The A428 in Cambridgeshire is closed in both directions between the A1198 (St Neots) and the B1428 (Caxton) due to a multi-vehicle collision. Emergency services including Cambridgeshire Police are in attendance. National Highways Traffic Officers are also on scene assisting with traffic management."

The spokesperson shared diversion routes. For westbound travellers:

  • Exit the A428 and follow the A1198, past Papworth
  • At Ermine Street Junction take the first exit on to the A14
  • Continue along the A14 up to Brampton Interchange
  • Go around the roundabout heading southbound towards St Neots
  • Re-join A1/A428

Eastbound travellers should follow the route above in reverse. Road users are advised to follow the solid circle diversion symbol.

CambridgeshireLive has contacted police for more information. Follow our live blog for updates as we get them.