Man dies after accident on A16 near Surfleet
Police are appealing for information after a man died in a road accident on the A16 yesterday (Friday, November 29).
Emergency services were called out at 2.45pm to the scene of a collision which involved two vehicles - a blue Scania HGV and a white Ford Transit van. It happened between the Surfleet and Sutterton roundabouts.
Police have today confirmed that the passenger in the van, a man in his 30s from the Boston area, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The van's driver, a man also in his 30s, was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, with injuries which are reported to be not life-threatening nor life-altering.
He has since been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
The road was closed for several hours following the incident.
A police spokesperson said: "If you have information, were in the area at the time of the collision or have dashcam footage, you can contact us in one of the following ways:
"Call 101, quoting Incident 266 of 29 November;
"Email email@example.com and put “Incident 266 of 29 November” in the Subject line;
"Contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111."