A moped rider who was seriously injured in a collision in Lincolnshire this morning is a 19-year-old local girl, police have said.
The incident happened around 7am on the A52 at Wyberton Fen, near Boston, and involved the moped and an Audi A7.
The rider was taken to Boston Pilgrim Hospital with very serious injuries and is likely to be transferred to the Queens Medical Centre, in Nottingham, shortly, police say.
The A52 is closed between the Tesco roundabout and the Four Crossroads junction and is likely to remain so for some hours.
Police are now looking for a driver who may have witnessed the collision. They say the driver was in a 4x4 vehicle, described as a 'Freelander' type, and overtook a Volvo artic cab shortly before the collision.
A female moped rider has been seriously injured in a collision on the A52 at Wyberton Fen, near Boston.
The incident happened around 7am this morning and involved the moped and an Audi.
The rider has been taken to Boston Pilgrim Hospital with very serious injuries.
Police say the A52 is closed between the Tesco roundabout and the Four Crossroads junction and is likely to remain so for some hours.
A sex offender in Lincolnshire has been jailed for 24 years for a string of offences on girls under 16.
70-year-old Michael Baggaley, of Lindis Road in Boston was found guilty of three offences of assaulting a child, four charges of gross indecency with a girl under 16 years and two offences of rape. The jury delivered a unanimous verdict on all the charges.
This was a harrowing case for the victims. We salute their bravery in coming forward and providing the evidence which has brought this evil man to justice. Hopefully they will now find the strength to move on with their lives.
Two men were taken to hospital last night with stab wounds after an incident in Boston.
Police and ambulance were called to a house in West Street just after 7pm where it is believed there had been an altercation and two men were injured. They were taken to the town's Pilgrim Hospital for treatment.
Three men have been arrested in connection with the inciden and. West Street was closed off whilst it was examined as a crime scene.
A 36 year-old man suffered serious injuries when he was attacked in a play area in Boston in the early hours of this morning.
The attack at Burgess Pit play area happened at 3am. The man suffered suffered serious head and internal injuries and was taken to Boston Pilgrim Hospital, before later being transferred to the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham.
Police say they are looking for two offenders.
A man's body was found in Boston last night.
Police were called to an area of Witham Way Country Park, shortly before 8pm on Wednesday evening, after being alerted by members of the public that there was a body in woodland.
Police say the body was that of a man and his death is being treated as unexplained until the results of a post mortem examination are known.
Enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the man and inform his next of kin.
A public consultation is being launched today on the future of a pumping station in Boston damaged by the tidal surge in 2013. The Black Sluice Pumping Station needs millions of pounds worth of repairs, but the Environment Agency says there would be no greater flood risk to homes if the pumps were decommissioned.
A post mortem carried out on a 35-year-old man found dead on Argyle Street in Boston was 'inconclusive'. Police say they'll now have to wait for the results of forensic tests to establish the exact cause of death.
Two men and a woman were arrested in connection with the incident and have have been released on police bail, to return to Boston Police Station once the results of the tests are known.
Lincolnshire Police say they're not in a position to name the deceased as he has not yet been formally identified and relatives have yet to be informed.
A public consultation is being launched to find ways of managing flood risk in Boston.
Included will be new options for the refurbishment or decommissioning of the Black Sluice Pumping Station which was damaged during flooding in 2013.
Police say they are growing increasingly concerned about a teenager who has gone missing from Lincolnshire.
15-year-old Daisy Dale was reported missing from Thornton Le Fen by her foster mother on 30th June. She has gone missing before but has always returned home after a couple of days. She has been known to go to the Boston area before. When she was last seen, she was wearing white trainers, dark blue skinny jeans and a white top. She was carrying a large rucksack. Daisy is about 5'5" tall.