Lincolnshire

Boy dies in hospital after Theddlethorpe St Helen crash

A1031 near to Theddlethorpe St Helen Image copyright Google
Image caption Police have appealed for information about the crash, which happened on the A1031

A teenage boy who sustained serious head injuries after he was hit by a van on a coastal road has died in hospital.

The 14-year-old was airlifted to Hull Royal Infirmary after the crash on the A1031 in Lincolnshire on Friday evening.

Police said the boy died on Monday morning. The 33-year-old driver of the white Ford Transit was uninjured.

The crash happened near Theddlethorpe St Helen, about half a mile past Meers Bank, at about 19:30 GMT.

The van was driving towards Theddlethorpe from the Mablethorpe direction.

Lincolnshire Police has appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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