Grantham

Man dies after bikes crash with Land Rover near Grantham

A 70-year-old man died after a crash between two motorbikes and a Land Rover near Grantham on Thursday evening.

Emergency services were called to the B1176 at Bitchfield just after 5.30pm. It is believed two motorbikes – a green Kawasaki and a red Ducati – crashed with a Land Rover Discovery.

One of the motorbike riders – a 70-year-old man – was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other – a 64-year-old man – was airlifted to Queen’s Medical Centre with serious injuries.

The road was closed until around 11pm on Thursday, August 22 whilst the investigation was carried out and the road was cleared.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage. Anyone who was in the area and either saw the collision itself, or any of the vehicles before the crash, should contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 quoting incident 358 of August 22.