Wisbech motorcyclist dies after Spalding crash

Road and traffic news.
Road and traffic news.

A 21-year-old man from Wisbech has died after the motorbike he was riding was involved in a crash in Spalding last night.

Lincolnshire Police say the collision happened in West Elloe Avenue at around 10.25pm. No other vehicles were involved. The man died later in hospital.

Meanwhile a 21-year-old woman from the Wisbech area remains in a critical condition in hospital after she had to be rescued from a dyke on Ravens Bank, Holbeach St Johns on Sunday night.

Police say a Renault Clio left the road at around 6.45pm and overturned, becoming submerged in the water.

Officers and members of the public went into the water to rescue the woman.

Witnesses are being urged to contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 in connection with the two incidents.