Louth

Police search for driver who fled the scene of serious Lincolnshire crash

Police in Louth have issued an appeal to search for the occupants of a car who fled the scene of a serious head on collision.

The occupants of a silver Ford Mondeo left the wreckage while one person was injured in the other vehicle.

The crash happened at around 5.30pm on Thursday, August 3 near to Marsh Lane between South Cockerington and South Somercotes and also involved a red Peugeot 207.

Photo: Louth Police

Police said in a statement tweeted from the force account: “If anyone saw a silver Mondeo or a red Peugeot travelling near to March Lane between South Cockerington and South Somercotes at around 5.30pm this evening and can provide any information regarding the occupants of the vehicles, in particular those of the Mondeo, please contact us.”

A local woman who was driving the Peugeot was taken to hospital in Grimsby and is understood to be suffering serious but not life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident number 405 of August 3.