Car passenger dies after A16 car crash near Louth

A PASSENGER in a car died after a crash near Louth.

Emergency services were called to the A16, London Road, Haugham, at about 11.45pm last night (Thursday) after a white Honda coupe left the road. A man aged 21 from Louth who had been a passenger in the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another passenger, a 20-year-old man from Louth received treatment for minor injuries at Grimsby Hospital and was released. The driver of the car, a 21-year-old man from Louth was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Police say this brings to 13 the number killed on Lincolnshire’s roads this year compared to eight at the same time in 2010.

Anyone who was in the area at the time of the collision or who saw the white Honda prior to the incident should contact the Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855 or Lincolnshire Police on 0300 111 0300.