Woman dies in three-vehicle crash in Thurlby

A female driver has died in an accident involving three vehicles in Lincolnshire.

The crash, on the A15 Bourne Road at Thurlby, happened at about 0700 GMT and involved a white Ford panel van, a Mini Cooper and a Volkswagen Golf.

The driver of the Mini Cooper died at the scene, police said.

The female driver of the van has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in police custody.

The road was shut for several hours to allow for investigations and vehicle recovery.

Police have appealed for witnesses.

The dead woman is the second person to have died on Lincolnshire's roads in 2011.

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