Boston motorcyclist dies in collision with lorry on B1183 at Scrivelsby, south of Horncastle

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Lincolnshire Police are appealing for witnesses to collision on the B1183 at Scrivelsby south of Horncastle where a man died after his blue 650cc Suzuki motorcycle collided with a blue Scania heavy goods vehicle (HGV).

The crash happened at just before 7.40pm yesterday evening (Wednesday).

The 36-year-old Boston man was certified as deceased at the scene. The lorry driver was shocked but did not require hospital treatment.

The road was closed until 2am this morning.

“The Lincolnshire Police Collision Investigation Team are investigating the cause of the collision,” said a spokesperson. “They are keen to speak to witnesses to the crash or anyone who saw the vehicles on the road prior to it.

“Anyone with information is asked to call the Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855.

“This was the 21st fatality on the roads of the county in 2013 compared to 19 over the same period in 2012,” they added.