Grantham man dies in car crash

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A Grantham man was killed in a crash at Ruskington yesterday afternoon (Sunday).

The 93-year-old was driving in a Toyota Corolla with his 77-year-old wife on the A153 at Speedway Corner when the accident happened.

Emergency services were called at around 1.40pm and the couple were taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham, where the man later died. His wife is being treated for serious injuries.

None of the four people in the other car, a Meriva, are believed to have been injured.

The road remained closed until about 8.15pm while the damaged vehicles were recovered and police carried out their investigations.

Anyone who was in the area and saw either vehicle before the collision or saw the collision itself is asked to contact police on 101 or the witness hotline 01522 558855, quoting incident 219 of December 2.