Driver dies after collision with bus in Lincolnshire

The driver of a car that was involved in a collision with a bus in Lincolnshire was pronounced dead at the scene, police have announced.

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The driver of the bus was airlifted to Hull Royal Infirmary with serious injuries - which are not thought to be life threatening. It is believed that there were ten people on the bus, seven were slightly injured.

The road was closed for several hours this afternoon after emergency services were called to the scene around 3:55pm.

Police would like to hear from anyone who was in the area of Thunkers Hollow on the A158 near Horncastle just before 4pm this afternoon (Monday 12th February) and either saw the collision or saw the bus or a white Ford Fiesta before the collision - please call 101 and quote incident 263 of today