September 9, 2017 6.58 am This story is over

Two injured and one arrested after serious Newark Road crash

Two people have been injured and one man has been arrested following a serious collision in Lincoln in the early hours of this morning. The crash, involving two cars, happened at around 1am on Saturday, September 9 on Newark Road, at the junction of Tiber Road. The male driver of a red van involved in…

Two people have been injured and one man has been arrested following a serious collision in Lincoln in the early hours of this morning.

The crash, involving two cars, happened at around 1am on Saturday, September 9 on Newark Road, at the junction of Tiber Road.

The male driver of a red van involved in the incident was seriously injured and has been taken to hospital for treatment.

A female passenger who was travelling in a black 4×4 has also been seriously injured and taken to hospital.

The driver, a 32-year-old man from Newark, was not seriously injured and has been arrested on suspicion of failing to stop following an accident and failing to provide a breath sample.

A third female passenger travelling in the vehicle sustained minor injuries.

A large section of the road has been closed while investigations are carried out.

A large section of Newark Road has been closed off while investigations take place and recovery work is carried out.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesperson said: “If possible, please seek alternative routes in the area until enquiries are completed. Diversions are in place and we ask you to please avoid the area.

“If you were a witness to the collision and have not already spoken to police please contact us on the non-emergency number 101 quoting incident 18 of September 9.”

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