UPDATE: Brookenby crash - 11-year-old victim named

THE 11-YEAR-OLD girl who suffered head injuries after a collision with a car in Brookenby, between Louth and Market Rasen, has been named locally as Donna Sleight.

The incident happened when the girl was riding a bike in Swinhope Road, Brookenby on Monday at about 3.50pm.

As reported in this week’s Leader, the girl was was taken to hospital in Grimsby and later transferred to Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Donna is in a critical but stable condition in intensive care.

A 49-year-old Brookenby man, who was driving a silver Volkswagen Passat was not injured.

If you have any information call the Lincolnshire Police collision witness hotline on 01522 558855, quoting incident 307 of July 23.