Young woman dies in crash with lorry on A16

A 20-year-old woman has died in a crash with a lorry on the A16 near Spalding.

The woman from the Sutton in Ashfield area (in Nottinghamshire) was driving a blue Renault Clio which crashed with a Scania heavy goods vehicle from Fleet Hargate.

The collision happened shortly before 4.10pm on Friday, February 26.

The young woman died at the scene. The lorry driver was not injured.

The woman’s immediate family are now aware, Lincolnshire Police said.

The force is appealing for witnesses to the collision, or people who may have seen either vehicle on the road prior to it, to call the non-emergency 101 number or the Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855  quoting incident 253 of February 26.

An alarming rise in the number of deaths recorded on Lincolnshire’s roads since the start of 2016 has sparked a sobering reminder from the county’s road safety partnership.

Since the start of the year Lincolnshire roads have claimed 13 lives compared to three in the same period in 2015. This incident raises the number of deaths to 14 this year.

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