Warning as number of crashes reported on icy Lincolnshire roads

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Lincolnshire Police have reminded drivers to take extra care on roads this morning after a number of crashes were reported across the county.

Delays are continuing on the A46 at Nettleham after a vehicle left the road at around 7.30am, crashing into a hedgerow.

Emergency services were called to the scene and drivers reported long tailbacks during rush hour.

It is not yet clear if anyone has been injured as a result of the collision.

Road are particularly icy this morning. Lincolnshire County Council has stated that a full run of the salted network was carried out during the night, however some frosty and icy patches have still formed.

Lincolnshire Police issued a warning on social media stating: “Please take care whilst driving this morning. Numerous road traffic collisions reported within the last hour due to icy road in the county.”

Among the most serious crashes reported to the force during the morning were the following incidents:

  • Four vehicles crashed on B6403, Londonthorpe Grantham. The incident was reported at 8.19am and one person suffered minor injuries.
  • Two single vehicle crashes happened on London Road in Louth. In one case the driver attended Grimbsy hospital with a minor injury.
  • A crash happened on the A1084 Brigg Road at 7.30am leaving a car on its side. No injuries were reported.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue have also attended a number of collisions during the morning. On the A15 in Dunsby, crew used sitting gear to free one driver after their car crashed into hedging.