Driver seriously injured after van crashes into tree

A van driver is in hospital with serious injuries after his vehicle left the road and crashed into a tree.

The incident happened at around 6.40pm on Tuesday, January 19, on the B1398 at Ingham crossroads.

A blue Renault van left the road and collided with a tree.

The man driving the van is believed to be in his thirties and from the Peterborough area.

The driver was trapped for a short while. He was then taken to Lincoln County Hospital and later transferred to Queen’s Medical Centre at Nottingham with serious injuries.

The road will remain closed overnight whilst investigations and removal of the vehicle take place.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the blue Renault van before the collision or saw it leave the road to contact the witness hotline on 01522 558855.