A driver crashed into some scaffolding during a Remembrance service after suffering what is believed to be a ‘medical episode’. The motorist collided with the structure by Watergate in Sleaford at 11.14am on Sunday, November 12.
Over by the nearby market square, the town’s Remembrance parade was underway. Eyewitnesses reportedly heard a loud crash when the vehicle hit the construction site in front of Interflora.
A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue said he had suffered what was believed to be a medical episode. According to Lincolnshire Police, he was then taken to hospital with injuries.
Medics were already on the scene for the parade and were able to help. The fire and rescue spokesperson said in full: “A crew from Sleaford came across the incident at 11:14 hrs outside Watergate in Sleaford. A car had been driven into some scaffolding, following what we believe was a medical episode.
“Firefighters made the scene and the vehicle safe as medics were already on scene.”
East Midlands Ambulance Service was unable to provide any further information.