Elderly couple die in New Leake ditch crash

A couple in their 80s died when their car crashed into a water-filled ditch in Lincolnshire.

Police said the Kia Picanto came off a road near the railway crossing on Fodderdyke Bank at New Leake at about 14:00 BST on Friday.

The couple, both aged 83, who lived locally, were declared dead at the scene.

Officers appealed for anyone with information on the crash to get in touch.

The road was closed for about five hours.

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