Man seriously injured after going onto Grantham tracks

A 27-year-old man has been seriously injured after going onto the tracks just outside Grantham railway station.

Police said the man from Peterborough suffered electrical burns to his legs at 15:00 BST on Thursday after failing to stop for officers in the town.

He was flown by air ambulance to Queens Medical Centre hospital, Nottingham, and remains in a serious condition.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating and has appealed for witnesses.

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The incident was referred by Lincolnshire Police, said the commission.

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