Police name 89-year-old man who died following crash at Threekingham


Police are now in a position to be able to name James Philip Carter, of Sleaford, as the 89-year-old man who died following a two-vehicle road collision in Threekingham on Tuesday (January 20).

An inquest will be opened and adjourned in due course.

The collision happened on the A52 at Threekingham on Tuesday (January 20).

The crash, which took place near to the Saltersway junction, was reported to police shortly after 1pm and involved a white Mercedes van and a silver Nissan Micra.

A spokesman for the police said: “The driver of the Nissan, an 89-year-old man from Sleaford, was seriously injured in the collision and flown to Queen’s Medical Centre, in Nottingham, by air ambulance for treatment. He was sadly later pronounced dead.”

The male driver of the Mercedes van was not seriously injured.

The road was closed at the scene just after the incident and was not re-opened until 5.20pm.

Officers investigating the incident would like to hear from anyone who may have seen either vehicle before the collision or who witnessed it take place and has not already spoken to police at the scene.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Lincs Police Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855 quoting incident 186 of January 20.