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Spalding collision claims life of 80-year-old man





An 80-year-old man has died in a collision involving a crane and car today (Friday).

Emergency services were called to a collision at the A16 between the Surfleet and West Marsh roundabouts in Spalding at 2.23pm.

Despite the best efforts of emergency services, the man was pronounced dead at the scene. A woman in her 70s travelling in the same vehicle sustained serious injuries and is being treated in hospital. Her injuries are not believed to be life threatening at this time. Nobody else was injured in the collision.

An 80-year-old man has died in a road accident today
An 80-year-old man has died in a road accident today

The road was closed shortly after the incident and is expected to remain closed until at least 11pm while officers carry out initial investigations and recovery of the crane.

Officers are appealing for anyone who was in the area who may have witnessed the collision to contact them as soon as possible. They are keen to see any dashcam footage which might have captured the vehicle prior to the collision, or the collision itself.

If you can help with the investigation, please contact police in one of the following ways:

  • By emailing force.control@lincs.police.uk (referencing incident 212 of July 20 in the subject box);
  • Via our non-emergency number 101, quoting incident 212 of July 20;
  • Through the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org

20 Aug 21 8:17 PM



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