Woman trapped by lorry in Lincoln being treated for “serious” injuries

Police say a woman who was trapped under a lorry in Lincoln is being treated for “serious injuries” in hospital.

The Lincolnshire woman in her 50s was initially taken to Lincoln County Hospital, but has now been moved to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham.

A police spokesperson said her injures are being described as “serious”.

The incident happened just after 8am on Wednesday, September 7 at the Melville Street junction with Waterside North, under the footbridge.

Emergency services at the scene of the crash on Broadgate on Wednesday, September 7. Photo: The Lincolnite

Emergency services at the scene of the crash on Broadgate on Wednesday, September 7. Photo: The Lincolnite

An air ambulance, paramedics and firefighters attended in a bid to rescue the victim from the left side of the Brinklow Quarry lorry.

She was freed at around 8.45am.

“Thoughts with all involved”

Lincoln residents left messages after news of the incident broke on The Lincolnite.

Jade White, 25, said at the scene: “From how many people are trying to get her out, it looks deadly serious.

“I give the ambulance crew absolute credit because it can’t be easy having this kind of job.”

Dave Scott Really said: “I really hope the lady gets out with non-critical injuries.

“As a trucker myself, God only knows how the driver’s feeling!”

Liz Walters added: “I hope the person involved is okay.”