Driver from Peterborough seriously injured after collision with tree at Ingham

Road and traffic news.
Road and traffic news.

A man has been taken to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham with serious injuries last night (Tuesday) after the van he was driving was in collision with a tree.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman said emergency services were called to the B1398, Stow Lane at Ingham at about 6.40pm yesterday evening where a blue Renault van had left the road and collided with a tree.

He said the the driver was trapped for a short while and had to be cut free by firefighters and then taken to Lincoln County Hospital and later transferred to Queen’s Medical Centre at Nottingham with serious injuries.

He said: “The man driving the van is believed to be in his thirties and from the Peterborough area. We are asking for anyone who was in the area around 6.40pm on Tuesday evening and saw the blue Renault van before the collision or saw it leave the road to contact us on the witness hotline on 01522 558855 or 101.”

The road was re-opened at 12.30am this morning (Wednesday) after the investigation and removal of the vehicle had taken place.