Victim named in Donington motorbike and tractor crash

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UPDATE THURSDAY 11AM: A 30-year-old man who died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a tractor on the A52 in Donington has been named.

Michal Malinowski of Aylestone Road, Leicester, was riding a Ducati motorcycle when it collided with a Claas tractor at about 4.10pm on Tuesday.

The tractor driver was unhurt and anyone who saw the crash should call the Lincolnshire Police Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855.

WEDNESDAY 9.15AM: A 30-year-old man has died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a tractor on the A52 in Donington.

It happened near the Donington and Bicker Bar roundabouts where a Ducati motorcycle and green Claas tractor were in collision at about 4.10pm yesterday.

The motorcyclist from Leicester was pronounced dead at the scene, bringing the number of deaths on Lincolnshire’s roads so far this year to 20.

The tractor driver was unhurt and the road was closed for a number of hours to allow accident investigators to work at the scene.

Anyone who saw the collision should call the Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855.

TUESDAY 6.30PM: A crash involving a tractor and motorbike has led to a section of the A52 in Donington being closed today.

The crash happened at about 4.10pm and the A52 at both Donington and Bicker Bar roundabouts looks set to be closed for some hours.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman described the crash as “very serious” and motorists are being asked to avoid the area.

Anyone who saw the crash should call the Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855.