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Woman rescued from under lorry in Lincoln

A woman was trapped underneath a lorry in the Waterside South area of Lincoln this morning - near to Melvin Street and beneath the flyover.

Paramedics, the Air Ambulance and Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue were also called to the scene. Credit: Press Association

Police say the incident is believed to have occurred just after 8am this morning.

Paramedics, the Air Ambulance and Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue were also called to the scene.

The woman has been released and taken to Lincoln County Hospital.

Diversion in place as part of A15 shut in Lincolnshire

The A15 is closed at Pelham Street underpass. In the roadworks area. Pelham St underpass is closed as part of the work on the Lincoln Transport Hub project.

DIVERSION: Traffic heading south from Broadgate towards St Mary's St is being diverted twice over Pelham Bridge to join St Mary's St from the northbound A15. Traffic wishing to join Pelham Bridge travelling south from St Mary's St should follow black diamond symbols.

Car parks closed in Lincoln for work on transport hub

Credit: Lincoln City Council

There will be limited parking in Lincoln from today as work continues on the city's new £30m transport hub.

The council is closing three central car parks to allow construction to take place.

One, NCP St Mary's Street car park, closed on Saturday. Two others, Thornbridge and Sincil Street, will close tonight.

A document outlining parking availability elsewhere has been released.

"This major regeneration project will transform the city centre. However, while the work takes place there will be some unavoidable disruption and a reduction in the number of available car parking spaces in the city. The council is keeping its Thornbridge and Sincil Street car parks open over the bank holiday, but will close them at the end of Monday August 29, to allow the construction work to go ahead. The NCP St Mary's Street car park will close from 7pm on Saturday, August 27."

– Steve Bird, Assistant Director for Communities and Street Scene

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