Driver dies after leaving vehicle and falling into dyke following collision

Police are appealing for witnesses

A man has died after falling into a dyke following a collision in Eastville last night (Tuesday).

Lincolnshire Police confirmed they and other emergency services were called to Station Road at around 7.40pm.

They said there was a minor collision where a car struck a telegraph police.

The driver did manage to exit the vehicle, however, after doing so he fell down a nearby steep bank into the water in the dyke.

He was rescued from the water but sadly died later in hospital.

A file is being prepared for the coroner and police are still tracing and informing next of kin.

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