Post mortem carried out on Sutton on Sea woman who died in A16 ambulance crash

A post mortem has been carried out on a Sutton on Sea woman who died when the ambulance she was being taken to hospital in crashed into a ditch near Boston.

As reported, the 75-year-old woman, who has not yet been named, was pronounced dead at the scene, she had been picked up from her home in Sutton on Sea and was on the way to hospital when the crash happened at 2.58am on Monday.

The East Midlands ambulance crashed into a ditch near the junction with the B1184 High Ferry Lane at Sibsey, near Boston.

A post mortem was carried out on the deceased passenger on Tuesday but the results are unlikely to be available until later this week.

Police say they are not yet in a position to name the woman as a formal identification has not yet been conducted.

It is likely that an inquest into her death will be opened on Thursday.

The investigation into this collision is being led by collision investigating officer Robin Dunn of the Lincolnshire Police Collision Investigation Team.

The officer is appealing for witnesses to come forward who saw the ambulance leave the road or who may have seen it travelling along the A16 towards Boston before the incident.

Anyone with any information can call the Collision Witness Hotline 01522 558855.

Alternatively they can contact the force control-room via the 101 non-emergency number quoting incident 19 of December 10.