Grantham woman in critical condition after head-on crash on the High Dyke

Lincolnshire Police
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A motorist is in critical condition in hospital after a head-on collision on the High Dyke.

Two cars were involved in the smash, which happened at around 5.45pm yesterday (Tuesday), two miles south of Byards Leap, near RAF College Cranwell.

Both vehicles, a silver Vauxhall Corsa and a blue Nissan X-Trail, ended up in the roadside ditch.

The driver of the Corsa was a 44-year-old Grantham woman, who sustained multiple injuries and is in critical condition in the ICU at the Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC) in Nottingham. Two passengers in the Corsa were taken to Lincoln County Hospital (LCH).

A 15-year-old boy suffered a suspected broken arm and a seven-year-old boy suffered from shock.

The driver of the Nissan was a 39-year-old woman from Cranwell, who was taken to Lincoln County Hospital and released after treatment for minor injuries. A 64-year-old woman passenger from Leasingham was detained overnight at QMC with suspected broken ribs.

The road was closed and eventually re-opened at 10pm.

The investigating officer is Pc Paul Dowman of Grantham Roads Policing Unit. Witnesses are asked to call him via the Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855.