Grimsby man, 36, tragically dies after car hits tree along A16
In a tragic incident on September 21, a 36-year-old man from Grimsby lost his life after his car collided with a tree along the A16.
The driver, whose identity has not been disclosed, was traveling through Ludborough when the accident occurred.
This devastating incident has left the community in shock and mourning. Lincolnshire Police were alerted to the crash shortly before 9pm on Thursday. They closed the A16 for several hours as emergency services attended the scene. The road was reopened to traffic at approximately 6 am the following morning.
The man was the sole occupant of the vehicle, a silver BMW, at the time of the accident. According to reports, the car veered off the road and collided with a tree. The force of the impact was significant, resulting in fatal injuries.
The exact cause of the accident is still under investigation, and the police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward and assist with their inquiry. If you have any information, you can contact the investigation team by emailing [email protected] or calling 01522 212316, quoting incident 502 of September 21.
The family of the deceased has been notified of the tragic loss and is receiving support from specially trained officers.
In response to the accident, the Lincolnshire Police closed the A16 for several hours to allow emergency services to attend to the scene and conduct investigations.
The closure caused disruptions to traffic, and motorists were advised to find alternative routes. However, by 6 am the following morning, the road was reopened, and normal traffic flow resumed.
Lincolnshire Police are urging anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information that could aid their investigation to come forward.
The police are particularly interested in obtaining dashcam footage from the area.
A spokesman said: “If you have any information, please contact the investigation team by emailing [email protected]. You can also call 01522 212316. Don’t forget to quote incident 502 of 21 September.”