Update: Fatal Mablethorpe crash victim named as Thomas Rydiard of New Whittington near Chesterfield

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22-year-old Thomas Rydiard from New Whittington near Chesterfield has died in a collision in Gibraltar Road in Mablethorpe.

The man was driving a silver VW Polo car when the car left the road and collided with a wall.

Police were informed by the Ambulance Service at 4.31am this morning (Friday, July 19).

No-one else was injured in the collision.

Sergeant Jason Baxter from the Lincolnshire Police Road Policing Unit is appealing for any witnesses of the crash or anyone who may have seen the car being driven prior to the crash to contact him via the Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855.

This is the 19th death on Lincolnshire’s roads this year in comparison to 18 during the same period last year.