Woman passenger dies three days after being involved in A17 smash

Police are appealing for witnesses.Police are appealing for witnesses.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
Lincolnshire Police are appealing for witnesses to a two-vehicle collision that happened on the A17 at Brant Broughton after a woman passenger died three days later.

The crash was reported at 6.43pm last Wednesday (September 13) and is said to have involved a black Jaguar XF and a grey Land Rover Discovery at the junction with the A17.

A police spokesman said: “The Jaguar had travelled along High Street, Brant Broughton and appeared to be turning right onto the A17, towards Newark. The Land Rover Discovery was travelling towards Sleaford from Newark.

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“Minor injuries were reported at the scene but sadly the front seat passenger died on September 16. Her family have been informed.”

They added: “Our investigation is ongoing, and we await the outcome of a post-mortem to establish if the cause of death is related to the collision.

“We are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage that will assist our investigation to get in touch.”

If you can help, contact the Lead Investigating Officer, Sergeant Helen Allcroft by email at [email protected] or call 01522 212316 quoting incident 387 of September 13.