Teenager dies after moped crash near Lincoln

A 16-year-old biker has died from injuries sustained after his moped left the road near Lincoln.

The incident happened at around 1.25am on Sunday, September 21, on the B1241 Saxilby Road near the Sturton by Stow village, between Lincoln and Gainsborough.

The teenage boy, who is from the local area, was taken to Lincoln County Hospital with serious injuries, but sadly died later in hospital.

Police closed a portion of the road between A1500 Marton Road and the Cowdale Lane junction to Bransby until 5.45am for investigations.

The road has now reopened and police investigations are ongoing.

Anyone who was in the area and saw the moped leave the road or believe they saw it travelling before it left the road, is asked to call the Lincolnshire Police collision witness hotline on 01522 558 855.

Tributes paid to Lincoln teenager killed in moped crash