Woman, 19, dies following collision with lorry in Grantham

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A woman died in Grantham today (Tuesday) when she was involved in a road traffic collision with a lorry.

The incident occurred on Dysart Road opposite the retail shopping centre when police were called to a serious road traffic collision around 4pm.

Dysart Road was closed as emergency services dealt with the incident between The Avenue and Goodliff Road.

Police asked people to avoid the area while the emergency services were on the scene.

In a statement, Lincolnshire Police said: The collision involved an HGV which was travelling down Dysart Road and a woman with a push bike travelling in the same direction.

"The woman, aged 19, died at the scene of the collision.

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"Her next of kin have been informed.

"Our officers from the serious collision investigation unit remain at the scene and estimate the road will be open about 10pm this evening.

"We are appealing for anyone who was travelling along Dysart Road and saw a woman with a pedal cycle, which is described as a blue Apollo mountain bike, to contact us.

"The woman may have been riding or pushing the bike.

"Anyone who saw the HGV, a red DAF which was turning left into a business premises to make a delivery, should also get in touch.

"We’d also like you to contact us if you travelled down Dysart Road around this time and have dashcam footage that may have recorded anything that will help our inquiry."

Anyone who can help may email force.control@lincs.pnn.police.uk  - with reference Incident 232 of 8 September in the subject box.

They can also call on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference Incident 232 of 8 September, or they can call through the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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