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UPDATED: Man killed in collision between motorcycle and lorry on Caistor High Street near Baumber

Police closed the road and set up diversions following the collision yesterday

Police closed the road and set up diversions following the collision yesterday

A 67-year-old man from Sheffield has died as a result of a collision on the B1225, Caistor High Street, yesterday, Thursday July 24.

The collision involved a motorcycle and a heavy goods (HGV) vehicle and occurred at around 2:04pm.

The motorcycle was northbound when it collided with the HGV which was travelling in the opposite direction. The incident took place on the B1225 between Baumber and the turn-off to Great Sturton.

The man was the sole rider of a BMW motorcycle. His next of kin have been informed and formal identification has yet to take place. No-one else was believed to have been injured.

Local diversions were put in place and the road closed following the incident, which remained closed until around 8.30pm.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact officers at the Lincolnshire Police Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855 or the non-emergency number 101.

 

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