Barrowby A1 crash: Teenage scooter rider killed in hit-and-run

A1 at Barrowby, Lincolnshire Image copyright Google
Image caption The A1 northbound was closed for about 10 hours as police investigated the crash scene

A 17-year-old scooter rider was killed in a hit-and-run crash on the A1 near Grantham in Lincolnshire.

The youth, from Leicestershire, was travelling north at Barrowby when he was struck by a car at about 22:30 BST on Tuesday, Lincolnshire Police said.

The car driver failed to stop and police have appealed for anyone with dashboard footage to contact them.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in custody.

The A1 northbound carriageway was closed until about 08:30 on Wednesday to allow police to examine the scene.

Lincolnshire Police said it would not be releasing any further details about the arrested man due to an on-going investigation.

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