Man arrested over double injury crash near Lincoln

A 74-year-old man has been arrested over a crash near Lincoln where two pedestrians were injured.

A hatchback car hit the two men on Riseholme Lane on Tuesday afternoon, then left the scene, a police spokesman said.

One suffered serious head injuries, while the other was not as badly hurt.

The man was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop at the scene of an accident and has been released on police bail.

Both pedestrians are being treated at Lincoln County Hospital.

A section of the road was still closed until Wednesday mid-morning.

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