Woman seriously injured after crash on A16 in Wyberton

Road closure
Road closure

A 35-year-old woman has been seriously injured after a car crashed into a lamppost on the A16 in Wyberton earlier today

The woman was driving a red Porsche Boxster convertible when it left the road near its junction with Tytton Lane East and struck a lamppost shortly after 9am this morning.

Firefighters helped the woman from the car before she was treated by paramedics and then airlifted to Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, with serious injuries.

No one else was in the car at the time and an area of the A16 between the Spirit of Endeavour and Kirton roundabouts has been closed to allow collision investigators to carry out enquiries.

Anyone who saw the collision and hasn’t as yet spoken with police should call the Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855, quoting incident number 148 of August 30.

Meanwhile, a section of the A52 in Horbling has been closed after a crash involving one vehicle at Bridge End Causeway.

There is no news yet as to when the crash happened and whether anyone is seriously injured, but emergency services did attend the scene.