UPDATE: Pensioner who died in collision near Sibsey named by police

Alfred Reynolds
Alfred Reynolds

A man who died in a collision near Sibsey on Saturday has been named by police as local man Alfred Peter Reynolds.

A police spokesman said Mr Reynolds’ Jaguar left the road at about 4pm on Saturday and entered the Stonebridge Drain.

“His wife, Gill, and family wish to thank all those who have sent kind messages of condolence.”

Lincolnshire Police spokesman

They said the 82-year-old was taken to Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital but was pronounced dead soon after arrival.

Mr Reynolds was born in Boston in 1932 and was a local dentist for many years.

The spokesman said he was well-known in Boston, Skegness and Woodhall Spa, where he played golf regularly.

They said: “His wife, Gill, and family wish to thank all those who have sent kind messages of condolence.

“The funeral directors are Carr Funeral Services, of Boston, and the date of the funeral is to be advised.”

Mr Reynolds is the third person to die on Lincolnshire’s roads in 2015, compared with two at the same point in 2014.

A post-mortem is set to be open later this week.

Saturday, 9.42pm - An 82-year-old Boston man has died as a result of a car crash near Sibsey yesterday (Saturday).

The Jaguar he was driving left the road and entered the Stonebridge Drain, said a police spokesman.

They added: “The 82 year-old driver of the car, who was the only occupant, was taken to Boston Pilgrim but was sadly pronounced dead soon after arrival.”

The road re-opened at about 8.30pm.

Saturday, 9.30PM: Emergency services have been called to the scene of a serious accident in Sibsey.

The accident happened at about 4pm today (Saturday) in Williows Lane.

A police spokesman said the vehicle ‘left the road’ in the area of the bridge and entered Stonebridge Drain.

The road was closed at the Frithville and A16 ends of Willows Lane.