Motorcyclist dies in crash on A16 at Crowland

A16 at Cowbit/Moulton Chapel roundabout'RTC
A16 at Cowbit/Moulton Chapel roundabout'RTC
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15.25pm UPDATE: A Spalding man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous following this morning’s fatal crash on the A16 bypass at Crowland.

Police say the man, aged 24, is currently being questioned at Boston Police Station.

He was driving a Volkswagen Passat at the time of the accident.

The name of the motorcyclist who died, a man in his 30s from the Cowbit area, has not been released.

Police are still appealing for witnesses to call them on 01522 558855.

11.25am UPDATE: A motorcyclist in his 30s died in this morning’s crash on the A16 bypass at Crowland.

Police have not yet named the man, but say he came from the Cowbit area.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the collision involved a Honda motorycle, a Volkswagen Passat and a lorry.

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash – or anyone who saw the vehicles prior to the incident – to contact the Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855.

9am: The A16 bypass at Cowbit is closed following a serious crash between a car and a motorbike at 6am today.

Details of injuries are not known at this stage.

Police say the bypass is closed in both directions at the junction of the B1357 Moulton Chapel Road.

Diversions are expected to remain in place for some time.

A spokesman for Lincolnshire Police said: “We are appealing to motorists who saw any activity involving a motorcyclist on this stretch of road this morning to contact us immediately.”