Two lives lost in a car crash in Tetney, Lincolnshire as police appeal for information

A devastating car crash in Tetney, Lincolnshire, has resulted in the loss of two lives, including a 16-year-old boy.

The collision involving a blue Mercedes 300 occurred at approximately 1.30 pm on Saturday.

The vehicle left the road and submerged in water, prompting a swift response from emergency services.

Immediate Response from Authorities

Upon receiving the report, Lincolnshire Police, along with Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue and East Midlands Ambulance Service, promptly dispatched personnel to the scene.

Despite their efforts, a 16-year-old boy and a 40-year-old man were tragically pronounced dead at the crash site. The next of kin have been notified, and they are currently receiving support from specially-trained officers during this difficult time.

No Indication of Additional Vehicles

Initial investigations suggest that no other vehicles were involved in the collision.

The focus now shifts to understanding the circumstances leading to the crash and gathering information that might provide insights into the incident.

Road Closures and Diversions

In response to the incident, diversions were implemented at key junctions – Tetney Lock Road junction with Hoop End and Tetney Lock Road junction with New Delights. These measures were in effect until around 3 am when the road was reopened.

Appeal for Information

As part of their ongoing investigation, the police are appealing for information from witnesses or individuals with dashcam footage. They are particularly interested in accounts of the vehicle’s movements between 12:30 pm and 1:33 pm on Saturday.

Anyone with relevant information is urged to contact the police at 01522 212316, quoting incident number 190 of January 6, or via email at

This tragic incident serves as a somber reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for continued efforts to prevent such heartbreaking accidents. The community mourns the lives lost and awaits further details from the ongoing investigation.