Crashes kill two in two days

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TWO men died in two days in road crashes at Baston on Friday and Toft on Saturday.

An 82-year-old man lost his life on Friday lunchtime when his Rover collided with a lorry on the A15 Deeping Road at Baston.

The elderly man died at the scene of the crash, which happened at about 1.15pm.

Police say the lorry driver escaped injury, but his male passenger sustained serious injuries and was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham.

The crash on the A6121 Lound Road at Toft happened at about 10pm on Saturday and involved three cars.

The driver of an Audi A5, a 40-year-old local man, was taken to Peterborough City Hospital where he died a short time later.

A passenger in the A5, a 46-year-old local man, and the driver of a Kia Sedona, a 32-year-old local man, were taken to Peterborough City Hospital for treatment to injuries that police described as “non life-threatening”.

The third car involved was an Audi A4.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the Baston and Toft crashes to contact them on 101.

l There was a third death on Lincolnshire’s roads at the weekend.

A motorcylist, a 48-year-old Nottinghamshire man, lost his life following a crash at Saltfleetby, near Louth, on Saturday morning. He was taken to hospital by air ambulance and died a short time later.