UPDATE WEDNESDAY 8.05AM: Sleaford pensioner named as victim of fatal crash near Leasingham

Road accident
Road accident

An elderly man who died after a two-car crash on the A153 near Leasingham has been named by police as Kenneth Grief (78), from the Sleaford area.

Mr Grief was a passenger in a white Ford Fiesta which collided with a red Ford Focus at the junction of the B1209 Moor Lane and the A153 Main Road, between Leasingham and Anwick, on Friday, September 9.

The victim was flown to Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, and later transferred to Lincoln County Hospital where Mr Grief sadly died on Saturday, October 8.

TUESDAY 2.35PM: Man, 78, dies a month after collision on A153 near Leasingham

Police have revealed that an elderly male passenger who was involved in a collision near Sleaford last month has since died.

Lincolnshire Police have just announced the news a month after the collision was reported to emergency services at 10.50am on Friday September 9.

The 78-year-old man was a passenger in a white Ford Fiesta which was in collision with a red Ford Focus at the junction of the B1209 Moor Lane and the A153, near Leasingham.

The man had been flown to Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham by Air Ambulance and was later transferred to Lincoln County where police say he died on Saturday October 8.

The drivers of both cars had been taken to Lincoln County Hospital with injuries that were described as ‘minor’.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision who have not yet contacted the police. Call the collision witness line on 01522 558855 and refer to incident 152 of September 9.

The collision had happened just minutes after another crash just half a mile along the A153 at the slip road junction with the A17 opposite Sleaford Rugby Club.

This involved two lorries and a black Peugeot estate. The car driver suffered injuries not thought to be serious.