Motorcyclist dies after collision with lorry

A 46-year-old man has died in a collision between a motorcycle and a lorry. The collision was on the A153 Horncastle Road, near the Raithby Road junction, at 6.20pm on Monday, July 18, which closed shortly after the incident. The rider of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene and his next of kin have been informed.

The driver of the lorry is not thought to have sustained any injuries. Lincolnshire Police is investigating the incident and the A153 between Scamblesby and the A16 at Louth will remain closed while it is ongoing. The road is expected to reopen in the early afternoon and temporary traffic lights will be in place throughout the day and night as highways carry out road repairs.

READ MORE: Live A46 updates as road blocked after van overturns in crash A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “We are appealing for anybody who may have dashcam or video footage around the area on Horncastle Road around the time of the incident, approximately 6pm to 6.20pm on July 18, to please come forward. You can email any footage to force.control@lincs.police.uk including ‘Incident 388 of July 18’ in the subject line.

“Or you can call 101, quoting ‘Incident 388 of July 18’.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or you can report anonymously online”

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