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Former Wakes captain critically ill after crash

Ex-Bourne Town and Deeping Rangers defender Kris Jones.

Ex-Bourne Town and Deeping Rangers defender Kris Jones.

 

Ex-Bourne Town and Deeping Rangers defender Kris Jones is critically ill in hospital after a two-vehicle crash on the A1 in Nottinghamshire.

Jones was airlifted to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after his Mercedes collided with a lorry near Newark at about 4.40pm on Monday.

The Sleaford Town boss was airlifted to Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, where he is in intensive care.

A statement on the Bourne Town FC website said: “The club are sad to announce that former captain and defender Kris Jones was involved in a serious motor accident on Monday night.

“Kris played for us, always had a smile on his face and had time to chat with anyone.

“He was a solid defender on the pitch and everyone at the club wishes him a speedy recovery.

“Our thoughts are with his immediate family - battle on Kris, we are behind you mate.”

 

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