UPDATE: Worksop man awaiting surgery after Gainsborough crash

Serious accident on A631, between Corringham and Gainsborough
Serious accident on A631, between Corringham and Gainsborough

A Worksop man is expected to make a ‘good recovery’ following a serious road crash near Gainsborough.

The incident took place on the A631 Corringham at 5:04pm on Thursday.

The crash involved a Ford Fiesta van and a lorry. The driver of the Ford, a man in his 40s, believed to be from Darfoulds, was seriously injured and taken to hospital for treatment. The lorry driver was not injured.

A spokesman for Lincs Police has today said that the man’s injuries are not as serious as first thought and is awaiting surgery for a glass wound.

The road was closed at Corringham for a number of hours following the collision.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, which occurred as both vehicles were travelling towards Gainsborough, and has not already spoken to officers is asked to contact the Lincolnshire Police Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855 quoting incident 347 of 24/09/2015.