Stickney man injured in fatal A16 Crowland bypass crash

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A 51-year-old man from Stickney has suffered fractured bones after a fatal road crash on the A16 near Crowland last night (Tuesday).

Emergency services were called at around 7.55pm yesterday after a head-on collision between a grey Volvo XC90 and a blue Volkswagen Polo.

A 52-year-old man from Swineshead, who was a rear seat passenger in the Polo, died at the scene.

The driver of the Polo, a 51-year-old man from Stickney, was taken to hospital in Peterborough with fracture injuries.

“The driver of the Volvo is a 39-year-old man from Donington, who was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving,” said a police spokesperson. “He has since been released on police bail until 11 January.

“There were three passengers in the Volvo, who suffered less serious injuries and received treatment at Peterborough hospital. All the details of the passengers are not yet confirmed but two were men from Pinchbeck, aged 17 and 37,” they added.

The road was closed until 5.30am this morning (Wednesday).

Anyone who witnessed the collision or who saw either vehicle prior to the incident should contact the Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855.