A15 crash victim released from hospital

UPDATE: Tuesday, 10am: THE pedestrian who was in collision with a van on the A15 yesterday afternoon has been discharged from hospital.

Police say the injuries sustained by the 45-year-old man were not as serious as first anticipated.

The man, who is from Bourne, had been taken to Peterborough Hospital for treatment after the collision which happened just after 2.30pm.

The road was closed for several hours while the van was recovered and finally reopened at about 5.15pm.

Inquiries into the crash are ongoing.

UPDATE: Monday, 5.30pm - The A15 has now re-opened in both directions following this afternoon’s collision.

Monday, 4.30pm: A PEDESTRIAN has sustained serious injuries after being hit by a van on the A15 this afternoon.

The collision happened just after 2.30pm on the A15 through Morton and involved a Renault van.

The pedestrian is a 45-year-old from Bourne. He was taken to Peterborough Hospital for treatment and his condition is described as stable.

Following the incident motorists were diverted through Haconby.

The Renault driver, a 37-year-old man from Bourne was not reported to have suffered any injuries.

Police say the vehicle is currently being recovered.