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LATEST: Wheelchair user recovers in hospital after John Adams Way truck crash

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Tuesday, 9.20am: A wheelchair-bound woman is recovering in Pilgrim Hospital this morning after being hit by a pickup truck on John Adams Way yesterday.

The 78-year-old woman from Wrangle was struck by the Isuzu truck shortly after 2pm yesterday near United Carpets and Beds and the cut through to Pen Street.

The lady, who had been pushed by her husband, suffered a cut to her head and a possible fracture to her shoulder and is currently in a stable condition in Pilgrim Hospital.

The truck driver, a 59-year-old Boston man, was uninjured and is not under investigation by police.

The road was closed until just before 8pm, with traffic grinding to a standstill during the evening rush hour.

Monday, 3pm: An elderly woman has been left with head injuries after her wheelchair was involved in a collision with a truck on John Adams Way.

The incident took place a short while ago, at about 2.10pm today at the junction near to United Carpets and Beds.

Lincolnshire Police have said the woman, believed to be in her eighties, is blind and has arthritis – but the extent of her injuries is not yet known.

Police, fire and rescue and ambulance have all been in attendance.

The video shows the scene of the collision.

 

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