UPDATE: Motorcyclist, 30, dies after collision with ambulance
The police’s update added that Mr Addison lived in Grainthorpe, rather than North Somercotes as they originally reported earlier today.
Lincolnshire Police continue to appeal for witnesses and information relating to the collision, and their contact details can be found below.
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Lincolnshire Police have confirmed that a 30-year-old motorcyclist died following a collision with an ambulance on the A16 yesterday evening (Tuesday).
A police spokesman said: “The two vehicles, an EMAS ambulance and a silver Yamaha motorbike, collided on the A16 at Calceby just before 6.30 pm on Tuesday June 9.
“The ambulance had travelled from the South Thoresby direction. The motorcycle was travelling towards Ulceby Cross.
“The ambulance was carrying a patient at the time of the collision, they did not suffer any injuries as a result. The two ambulance crew members were also not injured.
“The rider of the motor bike, a man, aged 30, from North Somercotes died at the scene. His next of kin are aware.”
The road was closed until around midnight while the emergency services attended the scene.
Although the police have not yet named the victim, he has been named locally as Liam Addison.
An online fundraising campaign, to support his family with funeral costs or a memorial, has raised over £1,200 already.
Visit https://gf.me/u/x8dmhp to find out more or make a donation.
• Lincolnshire Police would like to hear from anyone who saw either vehicle prior to the collision, or anyone who witnessed the collision itself. If you have any information you can call 101 and quote incident number 347 of June 9, email [email protected], or contact Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or visiting crimestoppers-uk.org.