Investigation launched after man dies in police custody

A MAN has died in custody after he was arrested on suspicion of drink driving. Police were called to Bridge Road, Sutton Bridge, at around 11.40pm yesterday after reports of a single vehicle collision involving a VW Sharan. A spokesman said today: Poli

A MAN has died in custody after he was arrested on suspicion of drink driving.

Police were called to Bridge Road, Sutton Bridge, at around 11.40pm yesterday after reports of a single vehicle collision involving a VW Sharan.

A spokesman said today: "Police attended and arrested the 69-year-old driver on suspicion of drink driving.

"He was taken to Spalding custody, but died a short time later.


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"The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has been informed and they are currently conducting an initial assessment into the circumstances surrounding the death of the driver - Lincolnshire Police are conducting an investigation into the RTC and the death of the driver."

Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the accident to come forward with any information they may have.

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No further information is being released by police at this stage.

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