Man killed in A17 collision last night

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

A man in his 70s has died following a collision involving an HGV and a red Ford Fiesta on the A17 at East Heckington yesterday afternoon, Wednesday June 10.

Police and fire crews were called at 3.25pm and a diversion was set up through Side Bar Lane. The road remained closed until 9pm.

The driver of the Fiesta, who was from Norfolk, died at the scene. His female passenger was taken to hospital with unspecified injuries..

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