East Heckington A17 crash victim named by police

The A17 shut at East Heckington
The A17 shut at East Heckington

The driver of a red Ford Fiesta who died following a crash on the A17 at East Heckington last Wednesday June 10) has been named.

Lincolnshire Police have formally identified him as Michael Smith a 74 year old man from Dereham, Norfolk.

Mr Smith was involved in a collision with an HGV and is said by police to have died at the scene. His female passenger was taken to hospital with unspecified injuries.

Police and fire crews were called at 3.25pm and the road remained closed until 9pm.

Any witnesses are asked to contact police on 01522 558855, quoting incident number 262 of June 10.