Woman (61) still in hospital after A17 crash

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UPDATE MONDAY 9.45AM: A 61-year-old woman is still in hospital today with serious abdominal injuries after a two-vehicle crash on the A17 near Sutterton.

The woman, from Grimsby, was a passenger in a Mercedes A150 which collided with a Peugeot 206 near Sutterton roundabout at about 11.50am yesterday morning.

She had to be freed by firemen who removed the fromt passenger door of the Mercedes before the woman was flown by air ambulance to Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, for treatment.

Both drivers, including a man (38) from Whaplode who was driving the Peugeot, were taken to Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, with less serious injuries but were kept in overnight.

Later on yesterday, a Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus collided on the A151 Holbeach Road near Weston roundabout just after 3pm but no one was injured.

Finally, a single-decker buss and Peugeot 206 collided at the junction of Kings Road and Pinchbeck Road earlier today but no one was injured.

SUNDAY 3PM: Emergency services were called to the A17 near Sutterton roundabout at 11.50am this morning (Sunday) after a collision occurred involving a Mercedes A150 and a Peugeot 206.

The passenger in the Mercedes, a 61 year-old woman from Grimsby, has been flown to the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham, suffering from serious abdominal injuries.

The driver of the Mercedes (details not yet confirmed) and the driver of the Peugeot, a 38 year-old man from Whaplode, were both taken to Boston Pilgrim hospital with less serious injuries.

The road was closed while recovery work took place, causing tailbacks, but is now reopened.