Woman recovering in hospital after Spalding road crash

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UPDATE FRIDAY 3.30PM: A woman thought to be aged about 50 is making progress in hospital today after a road crash near Spalding Bus Station.

She was one of two pedestrians involved in the crash on Winfrey Avenue where a Peugeot hatchback and a taxi were in collision.

It happened at about 10.45am yesterday morning and the woman was airlifted to Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, with severe head injuries.

A 14-year-old boy was taken to Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, with minor injuries and police are trying to find out how the crash happened.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting incident number 120 of August 29.

THURSDAY 5PM: A woman is in hospital with severe head injuries after a crash involving two vehicles near Spalding town centre earlier today.

It happened in Winfrey Avenue, near Spalding Bus Station, at about 10.45am when a Peugeot hatchback collided with pedestrians and a taxi.

A woman in her 50s was airlifted to the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, where she is being treated for head injuries and her condition is described as serious but stable.

Another person, a 14-year-old boy, was taken to Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, with minor leg injuries.

Police closed the road for a number of hours and the circumstances surrounding the crash are under investigation.

THURSDAY NOON: Two people have been taken to hospital by air ambulance after a road traffic accident in Winfrey Avenue, Spalding.

Winfrey Avenue was closed off to traffic shortly before noon and an air ambulance landed on the Sir Halley Stewart football field after the accident.

Witnesses said a car had left the car park over the kerb and collided with a taxi on the road.

Police are still at the scene and appear to be marking areas of the car park.