A community has been left saddened after a 67-year-old woman died following a two-vehicle collision. Lincolnshire Police issued a statement following the incident on Thursday, May 19 just outside Herons Mead Caravan Park on Marsh Lane, Orby.
Local residents expressed their sadness at the news following the incident.
Louise Chatterton-Crane, 56, said: “It’s very, very sad.
She highlighted concerns over safety of the road and said: “There’s a feeling in the village of sadness but not of being shocked.”
Local resident Terry Alpine, 65, added: “We’ve been campaigning for a bypass to relieve the pressure on the roads.”
Police said they received reports of a collision involving a blue Ford Focus and a blue Renault Luton van just outside Herons Mead Caravan Park on Marsh Lane, Orby. Marsh Road, Marsh Lane on East Side Marsh and Burgh Road was closed at the time.
A spokesperson for the police said: “The female driver of the Focus was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially-trained officers. The male and female passenger of the Focus were also taken to hospital after sustaining serious injuries.
The driver and passenger of the van sustained injuries, which are not believed to be serious, and were also taken to hospital.
“We are appealing for witnesses and anyone who may have captured dashcam footage of the collision to get in touch by calling 101 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org quoting incident 191 of May 19.”.