Van driver dies after early-hours crash on Yorkshire Coast

A man has died after a van left the road and crashed into a tree on the Yorkshire Coast in the early hours of today (Sunday).

By Steve Bambridge
Sunday, 31st October 2021, 10:41 am
Updated Sunday, 31st October 2021, 10:42 am

Humberside Police are appealing for information following the fatal road traffic collision. It happened at 1.10am.

Police were called to reports that a white Citroën Berlingo van had left the B1255 Marton Road, Bridlington, and collided with a tree on a nearby embankment.

It is believed it was travelling in the direction of Flamborough.

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Sadly, the driver of the van died at the scene from his injuries.

Police have closed several roads in the area, while investigations continue. They are expected to open at lunchtime today.

The man’s family are now being support by police specialist trained officers. "Our thoughts are with them following the tragic incident," the force said.

They added: "We are now appealing for anyone who was in the vicinity with dash cam footage, or who was travelling along the B1255 Marton Road at the time of the collision, or moments prior, and saw the collision to call us on our non-emergency number 101 quoting log 82 of 31 October."

Police say the following roads will be closed until around lunchtime today, and urge people to avoid the area: B1255 Marton Road, Pinfold Street, Stepney Grove, Short Lane, Long Lane, Mill Lane.