One dead and two arrested in road collision

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A PASSENGER was killed in a car crash at Aswarby, near Grantham, yesterday (Thursday).

The 19-year-old man, from the Donington area, had been travelling in a green Suzuki Swift which was in a collision with a silver Renault panel van at about 6.50pm, by the Tally Ho Inn on the A15.

Another passenger, a 14-year-old girl, was treated for minor injuries.

The driver of the Suzuki, a 17-year-old Boston teenager, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. A further suspect, the 45-year-old driver of a Rover which is believed to have been at the scene at the time, from the Friskney area, was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop at the scene of an accident and perverting the course of justice.

The suspects are currently helping police with their enquiries.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to call police on 0300 111 0300.