‘A terrible tragedy’ – calls to improve road after woman dies in bus crash

February 13, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Tributes have been pouring in following a fatal collision between a car and bus on the A158 between Horncastle and Spilsby. The female driver of a white Ford Focus in her 60s was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Thunkers Hollow near Horncastle. The driver of a double decker Stagecoach bus was airlifted to Hull Royal Infirmary with injuries police say are serious but are not believed to be life-threatening. Now local […]

Police Appeal For Witnesses After Fatal Accident

August 18, 2017 Spilsby Online 0

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on Thursday night. The collision involved two vehicles, a silver Vauxhall Astra and a white Kia Sportage, on the A16 at East Keal, near Spilsby, just after 10pm. The driver of the Astra, a man in his 20’s has been taken to Hull Royal Infirmary with serious injuries. One passenger, a man in his 20’s from the local area was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Another […]

Man dies and another seriously injured after two accidents in the last week

September 20, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A man has died in hospital following a motorcycle crash on the A158 at Hagworthingham last week, with another motorist seriously injured near Stickford on Friday. The 66 year-old man from Chesterfield, was flown to Hull Royal Infirmary on Monday September 12, but has since died of his injuries. His Suzuki motorbike was involved in a collision with an Isuzu pick-up at 12.30pm that day. The driver of the Isuzu was not injured. Sgt Chris […]

Lincolnshire roads named as highest in country for in car casualties

November 12, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Roads in part of Lincolnshire are named as the highest for in car casualties in a new study. The Pacts and Direct Line Constituency Road Safety Dashboard shows the area with the highest number of in car injuries nationally is Louth and Horncastle. Results show injuries in the car are 68 per cent higher than the national average, with most accidents happening on a Friday in the area. The report states: “The higher index areas […]

Police name driver killed when car hit a tree near Alford

August 26, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Police have confirmed the name of the driver who died following a crash near Alford on Sunday. He was 24-year-old Nicholas Booth of Main Road, Hundleby, near Spilsby. The single vehicle collision happened at the junction of Rose Lane and Greenfield Lane at around 8.20am on Sunday when the driver’s blue Renault Clio left the road and hit a tree. The driver, who was the sole occupant of the car, was airlifted to Hull Royal […]