Chapel St Leonards

Man dies in Chapel St Leonards river crash

Update: A second person has died following the tragic crash in Chapel St Leonards. A 21-year-old woman was taken to hospital following the incident but sadly did not survive her injuries. 


A 52-year-old man has died and a woman has been hospitalised after a car crashed into a river in Chapel St Leonards.

The collision, involving a white Fiat Punto, happened at around 3.22pm on Monday, February 24.

Police warned people in the area that Sea Road and Skegness Road would be closed near to the primary school.

Emergency services were called to the scene to aid casualties.

Lincolnshire Police confirmed that there were no other people in the car.

A spokesperson posted on social media: “Our investigations continue and we appeal for any witnesses to contact us on 101.”

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