‘Number of arrests’ after collision at Market Deeping
Emergency services were called to Northfield Road just before noon today following the collision.
One car crashed into a ditch in the incident.
A Lincolnshire police spokesman said; “Following a collision an extensive search was conducted in the area. This search was supported by police helicopter and as a result a number of people have been arrested.
A spokesman for the East Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 12.23pm on 18 November to Northfield Road in Market Deeping. The caller reported that there had been a road traffic collision. We sent a LIVES community first responder, a paramedic in a fast response car, an urgent care vehicle and two double-crewed ambulances. The air ambulance was also in attendance.
“Two patients were taken to Peterborough City Hospital via double-crewed ambulances and a number of patients were discharged at the scene.”
Residents said they had seen a pursuit in the moments leading up to the collision.
A tanker has remained at the scene of the crash, although it is unclear if - or how - it was involved.
Emergency services are still at the scene of the incident and the road has been closed all afternoon.
The spokesman said no more information was available.