Police name man who died when his car crashed into house in Lincolnshire

Police have named the man who died when his car collided with a house in Lincolnshire on New Year’s Day.

Keith Harvey, 56, of Main Road, Withern, died at the scene when his silver Rover 75 saloon left the road and collided with a house at Gayton Top, Louth Road, Gayton Le Marsh near Alford.

Passengers from the car, two men aged 19 and 20 from Louth and a woman aged 18 from Withern, were treated for minor injuries at Grimsby hospital.

Police believe that the house is unoccupied.

This tragedy was one of two accidents where a car crashed into a house on the same day.

A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drink or drug driving when his Peugeot 406 left the road and crashed into a property on Long Leys Road in Lincoln.

A blue Peugeot 406 left the road and crashed into a house on Long Leys Road in Lincoln. Photo: Lincolnshire Police Specials

A blue Peugeot 406 left the road and crashed into a house on Long Leys Road in Lincoln. Photo: Lincolnshire Police Specials