Woman dies after A16 ambulance crash

An elderly woman has died after the ambulance she was travelling in crashed into a ditch on the A16 Boston Road at Sibsey this morning (Monday).

Police were called to the A16 Boston Road at Sibsey at 2.58am after a report that an East Midlands Ambulance Service Ambulance had left the road near the junction with the B1184 High Ferry Lane.

The two ambulance service staff, a 62-year-old man and a 52-year-old man, were taken to Boston Pilgrim Hospital and treated for minor injuries.

A 75-year-old woman, who was a patient travelling in the ambulance, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have appealed for any witnesses to get in touch with them as soon as possible via the non emergency 101 number.