BREAKING NEWS: Man dies in South Willingham car smash

A MAN has been killed after his car hit a tree on a B road in South Willingham this morning.

The crash, involving a silver Citroen car, happened just before 6am on the B1225, High Street – this road has now been closed at the A157 junction and diversions are in place.

Police and paramedics attended but the male driver – who has not yet been named - was pronounced dead at the scene.

This brings the total of fatalities on Lincolnshire’s roads to 47 this year to date – two more than the same time last year.

Anyone who saw the collision or the vehicle being driven before it happened, should contact the police collision witness hotline on 01522 558855.