Baby could leave hospital next week

A BABY injured in a horror crash which claimed the lives of her father and sister could be released from hospital early next week, police said today.The 18-month-old suffered a fractured skull in Monday's early morning collision on the A14 and was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital.

A BABY injured in a horror crash which claimed the lives of her father and sister could be released from hospital early next week, police said today.

The 18-month-old suffered a fractured skull in Monday's early morning collision on the A14 and was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital.

Her sister, eight-year-old Erica Martins Andrade, and her father Jose Gomes Costa, 30, were both killed when they were thrown from a Peugeot car.

Mr Costa had just collected his family from Luton Airport and had been looking forward to their arrival from Portugal.


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The car was travelling towards Ipswich when a Ford Escort collided with a deer and the Peugeot was involved in the aftermath.

The girls' mother was also travelling in the car but was not seriously injured.

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Meanwhile, a baby boy was continuing to fight for his life at the Cambridge hospital today.

The five-month-old was travelling in a Volkswagen Golf when it was in collision with a Vauxhall Vivaro van on the A1120 at Stowupland on Wednesday, February 21.

The baby suffered serious head injuries in the crash and is said to be “very poorly”.

Staff at Addenbrooke's are keeping him sedated.

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