November 27, 2018 8.49 pm This story is over 60 months old

Man airlifted to hospital after crash with bus

The road was expected to open around 8pm

A man was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a crash between a car and a bus which caused a Lincoln road to be closed for several hours on Tuesday.

As previously reported, a section of Skellingthorpe Road in Lincoln was closed in both directions and caused signifcant delays after the crash, which happened near the Birchwood Avenue junction at 1.32pm on Tuesday, November 27.

The driver of a car suffered serious injuries in the crash and emergency services are at the scene. Photo: BBC/Jack Surfleet

The crash involved a blue Nissan Juke car and a bus. The male driver of the car taken by air ambulance to Hull Royal Infirmary with serious injuries after being freed from his vehicle by firefighters.

There were significant delays while vehicle recovery took place, with the road due to have re-opened at 8pm, police said.

Emergency services are at the scene. Photo: BBC/Jack Surfleet

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone who saw the incident, or has dashcam footage, should contact 101 or email [email protected] quoting incident number 188 of November 27.