Driver killed in A16 crash was 77-year-old Louth man
POLICE have confirmed that the man killed following a collision on the A16 last night was a 77-year-old man from Louth.
As reported, three cars collided near the Brackenborough Arms Hotel on the A16, shortly after 1.30pm, yesterday.
A Vauxhall Corsa travelling southbound towards Louth collided head-on with a Volkswagen coupe going northbound. A Chrysler MPV travelling behind the Corsa was also involved in the crash.
Lincolnshire Police have now confirmed that the driver of the Corsa died from his injuries at Grimsby's Diana Princess of Wales hospital last night.
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His wife, 76, is still in hospital with chest and abdominal injuries.
Lincolnshire Police added: "The Corsa was in collision with a black VW driven by a 63-year-old man from Newark
" He suffered injuries to his chest, knees and a wrist.
"Also in the VW were two women aged 64 and 60, they sustained miscellaneous lesser injuries.
"A beige Chrysler MPV collided with some of the wreckage.
"The occupants of this car, a man aged 32 and a woman aged 34, both from Holten-le-Clay, were shocked but otherwise unhurt."
"We are not able to name the deceased at this stage as we are still dealing with his relatives and friends."
The road re-opened at 7.15 pm last night.
Anyone with any information, should contact the Lincolnshire Police Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855.
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