Update: Woman stable after serious A18 crash at Ludborough

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THE woman seriously injured in the crash on the A18 at Ludborough, near Louth, last night is now stable.

The road was closed until 11pm on Monday after the crash involving a lorry and a car.

The crash took place at 9.40am when a Peugeot 107 hit a DAF lorry. The car driver, a 54-year-old woman living overseas but with a Louth connection, was airlifted to Grimsby Hospital and remains in a ‘poorly but stable’ condition.

The 59-year-old lorry driver from Cleveland was uninjured.

Monday - 3.03pm - THE A18 at Ludborough remains closed after this morning’s serious crash.

Police say the recovery of the lorry may take some hours as its contents have to be transferred to another vehicle before it can be righted and dragged out. The injured woman, a 54-year-old believed to be connected to Louth but currently living overseas, is stable at Grimsby Hospital and her injuries aren’t considered to be life threatening.

Further details will be uploaded when we get them.

Monday - 11.16am - THE A18 road at Ludborough, near Louth, is currently closed after a vehicle collided with an articulated lorry.

The crash took place around 9.40am this morning (Monday) when the a Peugeot 107 hit the DAF lorry.

The lorry driver, a 59-year-old man from Cleveland was not seriously injured but the female driver of the Peugeot was airlifted to hopsital from the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or who saw the vehicles prior to the incident should contact the Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855 or dial 101, quoting incident 106 of July 9.