One woman killed and seven seriously hurt in Alford crash

Ambulance and air ambulance
Image caption Three of the casualties were flown to hospital by air ambulance

One woman has died and seven people, including an 11-year-old boy, have been seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash in Lincolnshire.

The woman, 70, from Mablethorpe, was a passenger in a Ford C-Max, which was in collision with a Vauxhall Corsa and a Mercedes Van on Friday afternoon.

Police, paramedics and air ambulance crews were called to the A1104 at Snape Hill, Saleby, near Alford at 16:30 BST.

The road was closed until the early hours of Saturday.

Witness appeal

Lincolnshire Police said the C-Max driver, a 72-year-old man from Mablethorpe, was in a serious condition in the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham.

His two passengers, an 11-year-old boy thought to be from Birmingham and a woman, were taken to the Hull Royal Infirmary with serious injuries.

The Corsa driver, a 17-year-old boy from Lincoln, was also taken to the Hull Royal Infirmary with serious injuries.

His passengers, two men aged 17 and one 16, all from Lincoln, were all seriously injured and were taken to hospitals in Hull, Grimsby and Boston.

The van driver, a 50-year-old man from Boston, was not hurt in the crash.

Police have asked anyone who may have seen the collision or any of the vehicles involved to contact them.

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