Sleaford man airlifted to hospital after A158 collision near Wragby

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A 22-year-old motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital following a collision on the A158 near Rand Farm Park this afternoon, Sunday March 16.

The incident, involving a red Renault Megane and a blue Yamaha 600cc motorcycle took place at around 2.20pm.

The rider of the motorcycle, a man from the Sleaford area was airlifted to Hull Royal Infirmary by air ambulance. His injuries included a dislocated knee and chest injuries, which are not now believed to be life threatening.

The Magane driver, a 46-year-old woman from Hornchurch, Essex, was not injured.

The collision and the subsequent closure of the road caused long traffic jams on the A158. The road was reopened at 5.50pm.

Any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact the investigating officer PC Julie Bevan via the Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855.