Multiple people fighting for life after huge multi-vehicle smash in Lincoln

Several people are fighting for their lives following a huge crash in Lincoln.

Police said the smash happened in Whisby Road shortly after 10.15pm last night, with five casualties taken to hospital.

Some of them are in a critical condition, Lincolnshire Police said, but did not reveal how many.

Paramedics, fire crews and an air ambulance were called to the scene, Lincolnshire Live reports.

In an update just after 2.30am on Sunday, police said: “We remain on scene at a multi-vehicle RTC involving a number of casualties at Whisby Road, Lincoln. It was called in to us at 10.16pm last night. Five casualties described as serious to critical have been taken to hospital.”

Facebook user Peter Kemp warned of the “major police incident” on Whisby Road.

Posting shortly after 1am, he said: “I’ve never seen so many blue lights.”

In a further update at around 5.30am, police wrote: “There is a large police presence at the scene of a serious RTC at Whisby Road in Lincoln while we conduct our initial investigations and the road will remain closed until at least 7am.

“Very resource-intensive incident with ambulance fire, and air ambulance all attending.”