Published:
5th April 2013
11:31 AM
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Lorry driver arrested after fatal accident on A16

A 52 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a fatal accident on the A16 between Stickney and Sibsey. Emergency services were called to the A16 between Sibsey and Stickney at 12.50pm on Thursday afternoon after a red Ford Focus was involved in a collision with an heavy goods vehicle. The driver of the Focus – believed to be a 74 year-old man from Boston – died at the scene. A [...]

A 52 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a fatal accident on the A16 between Stickney and Sibsey.

Emergency services were called to the A16 between Sibsey and Stickney at 12.50pm on Thursday afternoon after a red Ford Focus was involved in a collision with an heavy goods vehicle.

The driver of the Focus – believed to be a 74 year-old man from Boston – died at the scene.

A 52 year-old man who was driving the lorry, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains at Spalding custody being interviewed.

Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the collision, or saw either the Focus or a Spanish registered Renault HGV prior to the incident, to contact the Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855.

The road was eventually reopened at 10pm.

Update:

A 74 year-old man, who died in a collision on the A16 on Thursday afternoon, has been named.

He was well-known Boston man, Richard Harrison, of Friar Way, who was travelling home from his place of work when the accident happened.

Richard was married to Brenda and the couple had three daughters. The family said, “We are completely heartbroken and devastated but wish to thank everyone from the emergency services who attended the accident and tried to help him”.

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