March 4, 2020 8.00 am This story is over 49 months old

Serious crash closes Burton Road

It has been closed for around seven hours

UPDATE, 10.40am Wednesday, March 4: A woman has died after she was hit by a van on Middle Street, Burton. Lincolnshire Police investigations continue, latest here. 

A serious collision overnight has led to the closure of the B1398 Middle Street at Burton until further notice.

The crash was reported just before 2am on Wednesday, March 3 near to Burton village.

A five mile stretch of Burton Road was closed in both directions between the A1500 Horncastle Lane and Queen Elizabeth Road.

The road was closed in both directions

It is affecting traffic between North Carlton and the centre of Lincoln.

Lincolnshire Police described the collision in the early hours of the morning as serious.

They advised drivers that the road would be closed for some time and that people should avoid the area.

Some local coach services have been diverted or suspended.

The details of the crash have not yet been made clear.

This is a developing story and will be updated accordingly. 

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