Lincolnshire

Alford crash: Boy's mother killed and father badly injured

A three-year-old boy is being treated in hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Lincolnshire killed his mother and seriously injured his father.

Police were called to the A16 London Road, in Driby Top, Alford, at 14:45 BST on Thursday.

The boy's 28-year-old mother was pronounced dead at the scene - his father is critically ill in hospital.

Police said the Polish family, who were travelling in a yellow Suzuki Alto, lived near Skegness.

The female driver of the other vehicle, a black Seat Ibiza, remains in a serious condition in hospital.

Amendment at 13:47 BST: An earlier version of this story reported that the boy's father had died. This was based on incorrect information from the police and has now been corrected.

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