UPDATE - multiple collisions on A17 Sleaford bypass last night (Wednesday)


The A17 Sleaford bypass was blocked last night (Wednesday) after reports of multiple collisions on the eastbound lanes of the dual carriageway.

At 6.46pm last night Lincolnshire Police received a report of a road collision involving two cars on the A17 Sleaford bypass between the Holdingham roundabout and the rugby club.

A blue Volvo saloon and a silver Citroen Saxo were involved. The male driver of the Volvo was taken to Pilgrim Hospital in Boston after suffering chest and ankle pain and the man driving the Citroen was taken to Lincoln County Hospital for treatment for a head injury. Neither person is thought to have sustained serious or life-threatening injuries.

The road was closed at Holdingham shortly after the collision and diversions put in place via Anwick. It reopened just after 10.20pm.

A second collision was reported to emergency services a short time later at 7.34pm, involving three vehicles on the A17 Sleaford bypass near to Holdingham roundabout.

A blue Vauxhall Astra, a silver Hyundai, and a silver Volkswagen Golf were involved. Five people were taken to Lincoln County Hospital for treatment for minor injuries, mainly cuts and bruises. These included the female driver and female passenger from the Hyundai, the female driver of the Golf and a male driver and passenger from the Vauxhall.

○ There was a further incident on the A153 around the same time.

Just after 7pm last night (Wednesday) oolice received a report of a single vehicle crash on the A153 on the North Kyme side of Anwick.

A silver Peugeot 206 was reported to have overturned, ending up on its end in ditch. The female driver was not injured in the incident but was suffering from shock. The vehicle was later recovered.