Man dies after Benington crash

A MAN has died and a woman is in hospital after a crash in Benington yesterday (Sunday).

Emergency services were called to the site on the A52 after three vehicles collided.

They were a blue Honda Accord, a black Hyundai 4x4 and a silver Vauxhall Zafira.

The driver of the Honda, a 54-year-old Boston man, was taken to Pilgrim Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

A female passenger in the Zafira, understood to be from the Loughborough area, was also taken to Pilgrim Hospital but it is not thought her injuries are life threatening.

A 44-year-old male driver from that vehicle was unhurt.

The driver of the Hyundai was a 49-year-old man from the Sheffield area and was also unhurt.

The road was re-opened about 5.40pm, Sunday.

This fatality brings to 32 the number killed on Lincolnshire's roads this year compared to 29 at the same point in 2010.

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