March 28, 2011 7.10 pm This story is over 155 months old

Man hit by police car on Carholme Rd dies

Police incident: The man involved in last night’s accident on Carholme Road has died from his injuries.

A 28-year-old man who was hit by a police car on Sunday, March 27 on Carholme Road has died in hospital.

The man has been named as Matthew David Tuffin of Hewson Road, Lincoln.

The incident happened at 10.08 pm, at the junction of Carholme Road and Gresham Street.

Tuffin was knocked from his bicycle by the police car, and sustained serious injuries. Carholme Road was closed for four hours and Hewson Road cordoned off.

He was rushed to Lincoln County Hospital, but later today (March 28) was pronounced dead from his injuries.

The IPCC (Independent Police Complaints Commission) have been informed and an investigation is currently underway.

Police are appealing for witnesses of the incident. If you have any information, call 0300 111 0300 and quote incident number 435 of March 27.