Children and pensioners were among those hospitalised following a three-vehicle crash on a Lincolnshire bypass at the weekend.
Emergency services were called to the A16 Spalding bypass near the Pecks Drove East turning at 10.20am on Sunday, February 14, after a Mini, a Nissan Micra and a Vauxhall Vivaro van collided.
A 48-year-old female passenger from the Mini and a 65-year-old female passenger from the Micra were seriously injured, and both were flown to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham.
Lincolnshire Police have described their current condition as stable.
The other occupants of the Micra were a 68-year-old male driver, a 39-year-old woman, a nine-year-old boy and an eight-year-old girl, all from the Peterborough area.
The driver of the Mini was a 49-year-old man from Grimsby.
All were treated at Boston Pilgrim Hospital for more minor injuries.
The Vivaro driver was unhurt.
The road was reopened shortly before 2pm.