June 3, 2011 9.22 am This story is over 148 months old

Two ‘seriously’ injured in Lindum Hill crash

Car crash: Lindum Hill was closed on Friday morning after a car crashed into a lampost and two men were injured.

— Updated @ 11:56am*

Two men are in hospital treated for injuries following a crash on Lindum Hill, Lincoln in the early hours of Friday, June 3.

Emergency services were called to Lindum Hill at 3.30am where a black Volkswagen Golf had left the road and collided with lamposts.

Lincolnshire Police say two local men in the car were seriously injured.

One of them, a 31-year-old man, was taken to Lincoln County Hospital and is expected to be transferred to the Queen’s Medical Centre at Nottingham.

The other man is aged 20 and is currently at Lincoln County Hospital with serious injuries.

Lindum Hill was closed for the morning and re-opened soon after 9am, when debris has been cleared from the scene and the road was clear.

Diversions are in place and congestion across uphill Lincoln is expected to last throughout the morning.

*Update: Police established that three local people were in the car at the time of the accident: a 31-year-old man, a 20-year-old man and a 44-year-old man.

Lincolnshire Police believe more people, who left the scene after the accident, may have been travelling in the vehicle.

Officers are appealing for those people to come forward and for anyone with any information on who they might be to get in touch with them as soon as possible.

Police are also trying to establish the movements of the vehicle before the collision.

They are asking anyone who saw the black Volkswagen Golf saloon, registration N89 YKP, in the High Street, South Park, Canwick Road and Broadgate areas between 3.15am and 3.30am on June 3 to get in touch and help them with their enquiries.

The 31-year-old man has been transferred to the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham and is in a stable condition. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening at this stage.

Call Lincolnshire Police quoting incident 51 of 03 June on 0300 111 0300.

The damaged car being cleared off the road this morning

Skid marks on the trail of the crash uphill

Damaged wall on the trail of the crash
Source: Lincolnshire Police| Photos: Samantha Fisher for The Lincolnite | Related Report: BBC Lincolnshire