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Two charged over double death crash on A1 at Colsterworth

The scene at Colsterworth following yesterday's crash Credit: ITV News

Two people have been charged over the deaths of two men in a crash on the A1 at Colsterworth in Lincolnshire.

The road was shut for most of yesterday after a collision between a lorry and a car just before 1am.

Irina Ivanova Elenkova, 36, from Bulgaria, and Kostadin Ivanov Tanev, 41, from Turkey, have been charged with causing death by dangerous driving and are due to appear before magistrates in Lincoln this morning.

Lincolnshire Police say they are still contacting members of the victims' families.


Two men killed in A1 collision

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Two men were killed in a collision on the A1 in Lincolnshire in the early hours of this morning.

The collision which involved a curtain-sided heavy goods vehicle and a car happened just before 0100, police have confirmed.

A man, 41 and a woman 36 were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remain in custody.

The A1 had been closed in both directions from the Oakham turning and at Colsterworth.

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