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Pensioner in hospital after being hit by car

A pensioner is in hospital after being involved in a collision with a car.

Credit: Press Association

It happened by the pedestrian crossing in the Market Place in Boston at around 9.15am, involving a black Vauxhall Viva.

The road was closed while investigation work took place.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact the Force Control Room on 101 quoting incident 89 of today.

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Protection zone remains in place after bird flu outbreak

A protection zone remains in place today around a farm near Boston where almost 20,000 turkeys have been confirmed with bird flu.

Thousands of birds are to be culled Credit: ITV Yorkshire

It is the third confirmed case of the disease in Lincolnshire in six weeks, following outbreaks in Louth and Fulstow.

This latest case is the biggest in the UK and a 1.8 mile protection zone and six mile surveillance zone has been installed. Wild birds are said to be behind the spread of the infection - and anyone with domestic birds is asked to keep them housed.

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