‘Devoted and loving’ father of five dies in A158 Wragby crash

Police have formally identified the victim of the fatal crash on the A158 near Wragby last Thursday as father of five, John Gilchrist, 34.

John lived in Horncastle and was described by his partner Kelly as “a caring, devoted and loving father and partner, who will be missed by everyone including his father and brother.”

John Gilchrist, 34, was a father of five living in the Horncastle area

John Gilchrist, 34, was a father of five living in the Horncastle area

He died at the scene of the crash between the van he was driving and a 4×4. The driver of the 4×4 remains at the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham with serious injuries.

Photo: Google Street View

Photo: Google Street View

Lincolnshire Police have renewed their appeal for anyone who was on the A158 near Wragby between 7am and 8am on Thursday, February 18, to contact them whether or not they think they saw anything of relevance.

Constable Dave Mitchell of the Roads Policing Team who is investigating the circumstances said he would like all drivers or passengers who were on the A158 travelling in either direction towards or from Wragby to contact him via the witness hotline on 01522 558855 or 101.