UPDATE: Elderly man dies after A17 junction collision

Police news.
Police news.

The 83-year-old man who was seriously injured in a collision at Sutterton on Wednesday afternoon has died in hospital today (Friday), police have announced.

Police confirmed his name will not be released until the family liaison officer has had an opportunity to meet with next of kin and is satisfied that wider family members are aware.

Friday: 9.40am: An elderly man remains in hospital with multiple injuries after a collision on the A17 on New Years’ Eve.

The man, in his 80s, was airlifted to the Queen’s Medical Centre, in Nottingham, following the incident which was reported to police at 1.40pm on Wednesday.

No other serious injuries were reported in the collision.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman said the force was looking to speak to anyone who was on Spalding Road, Sutterton around that time.

Collision investigator PC Andy Donnelly said: “We particularly want to hear from anyone who saw either a white Ford Fiesta or a silver Peugeot 296 before they collided on Spalding Road, Sutterton or saw the two vehicles collide.”

The road was closed following the incident until about 5.45pm.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police through the witness hotline on 01522 558855 or 101 and leave a message for Pc Andy Donnelly.

The incident number is 166 of December 31.

Wednesday, 3.14pm - A man has been taken to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham with serious injuries following a collision on the A17 this afternoon (Wednesday).

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman confirmed that a collision between two vehicles on the B1397 junction with the A17 had been reported to police at 1.40pm.

Although details were still coming in they confirmed emergency services were on scene and one man had been taken to Queens Medical Centre because he had been ‘quite seriously’ injured.

They said roads were likely to be blocked, with both sides of the carraigeway reported closed at 1.50pm, and diversions put in place but advised anyone travelling to avoid the area if they can