UPDATE: Bin man seriously injured in Crowland crash released from hospital

The scene of the collision in Crowland this morning

The scene of the collision in Crowland this morning

  • Two colleagues received minor injuries and were released on same day
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A Spalding man who received serious arm injuries when a bin lorry crashed into a ditch in Crowland on Wednesday morning has been released from hospital.

Two colleagues who received minor injuries in the accident were treated and released on the same day.

A spokesperson for South Holland District Council said: “Following the serious incident on Wednesday involving three staff, we are delighted to report all three involved have been released from hospital and are recovering. We wish them all the very best with their recoveries and will continue to support them in their return to work.”

UPDATE WEDNESDAY: Spalding man seriously injured after Crowland bin lorry collision

A man from Spalding was airlifted to hospital this morning, Wednesday, after a bin lorry crashed into a ditch.

The incident happened in Nene Terrace Road, the B1040, near Crowland, at 10.25am.

We wish them all the very best with their recoveries and will continue to support them in their return to work

Medics from the air ambulance treated the casualty, who is in his 40s, at the scene for serious arm injuries before he was flown to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. Two colleagues received minor injuries.

Road closures remain in place and drivers are asked to follow diversions.

A spokesperson for South Holland District Council said: “Our immediate thoughts are with those involved and their families at this difficult time.

“We can confirm there were three staff in the vehicle at the time of the incident. Two received minor injuries and one, who sustained serious injuries, was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital by air ambulance. We wish them all well and will support them where we can.

“At this time the cause of the incident is unknown but we are supporting the emergency services in their on-going investigations.”