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A52 Bottesford: Police appeal after driver sustained serious injuries in collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision on the A52 in Bottesford.

Officers received a report at 10.21am this morning (Monday 1 April) following a report of a collision on the A52 Grantham Road at its junction with Belvoir Road.

The collision involved two vehicles – a white Honda Jazz, which was travelling along Belvoir Road, and a white Mercedes SLK, which was travelling on the A52 towards Grantham.

The driver of the Jazz has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the Mercedes sustained minor injuries and did not require hospital treatment. A passenger in the same vehicle was uninjured.

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The A52 was closed between the Barkstone Lane Junction and Castle View Road junction as emergency services respond at the scene and has since been reopened.

Detective Sergeant Ed Des-Channelle, from the force’s Serious Collision Investigation unit, is overseeing the investigation.

He said: “While a number of drivers did stop following the collision, I am still keen to speak to anyone else who may have witnessed what happened as we understand there were other motorists passing at the time.

“I’d be keen to speak to anyone who may witnessed the collision of saw the vehicles beforehand.

“Alternatively, if you have a dash cam in your vehicle which may have captured something related, please also get on touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident 186 of 1 April or visit us online at

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