Sheffield woman killed in collision waiting for help to arrive to change flat tyre

A Sheffield woman died in a collision while waiting for help to arrive to change a flat tyre, her heartbroken family has revealed.

Monday, 27th September 2021, 5:15 pm

The 43-year-old, named only as Anita, was a passenger in a grey Skoda Octavia which had to pull over on the A16 Louth Bypass in Lincolnshire because of a flat tyre on Friday afternoon.

Anita and her brother in law, who had been driving the car before detecting the flat tyre, were waiting for roadside assistance when tragedy struck.

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A Sheffield woman died in a collision in Louth, Lincolnshire, last weekend. A police investigation has been launched

Lincolnshire Police said the stationary Skoda was struck by a silver Mitsubishi L200.

The force said: “We are sad to report that a 43-year-old woman, from the Sheffield area, has died following a collision on the A16 Louth bypass.

“The incident, close to Hubbard’s Hills and called in to us at 12.12pm (September 25), involved a grey Skoda Octavia, which was believed to be stationary on the northbound side of the road, and a silver Mitsubishi L200 also thought to be travelling northbound.

“Following the collision, the woman – who was a passenger in the Skoda – sadly did not survive her injuries.

“The driver of the Skoda was taken to hospital with injuries described as not life-threatening.

“Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who has dashcam footage, should contact us as it may prove crucial to our investigation.”

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The Skoda driver suffered a number of broken ribs in the collision and remains in hospital.

Anyone with information should call Lincolnshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 219 of September 25.