Police issue update on Gainsborough crash

Just before 2.30 on Sunday 4 April a white Mazda 6 crashed into a house on Lea Road, Gainsborough.

Three people ran from the car, two men and a women.  The men have been identified but Lincolnshire police were struggling to identify the woman remaining until recently.

The car was stolen from an address in Brigg on 29 March.

Woman identified

Police issue update on Gainsborough incident when stolen car with three people inside crashed into a house.

Lincolnshire Police issued an update ‘As a result of our appeal we have been able to confirm the identity of the woman.

‘Thank you to the help of our community we have now identified the woman and our investigation continues.’

Police are still asking for witnesses or  if you have any information that could assist the inquiry to come forward.

There are a number of ways you can report:

  • By clicking on the email link– please remember to put the reference incident 208 of 4 April 2021 in the subject box.
  • Via our non-emergency number 101, quoting incident 208 of 4 April 2021.
  • Through the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at
  • If you’ve been a victim of crime, support is available, whether you have reported the crime to the police or not. Victim Lincs provide free, confidential advice and guidance, as well as access to specialist emotional support services. Visit or call 01522 947510 Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm.

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