A63 closed for 11 hours after serious…

A63 closed for 11 hours after serious crash which left driver hurt
2019-10-17 18:17:00
Video LoadingVideo UnavailableThe A63 was closed after a serious crash between two vehicles. Emergency services closed the A63 eastbound carriageway between South Cave (A1034 junction) and North Ferriby (A15 junction) after the accident was reported at 6.30pm on Thursday (October 17). An ambulance and fire engines lined the road with drivers stuck in their cars for miles behind the accident, which happened close to the junction for Brough and Welton. Traffic information service Inrix says the road was closed so an air ambulance could land. An eyewitness at the scene said: “The A63 near the Welton turnoff is completely closed. Drivers are out of their cars and appear to be queuing back for miles towards South Cave. There are four fire engines here, along with police and ambulances. “It looks like there’s been a two-car collision and traffic is being diverted through Welton but causing long delays there too.” Humberside Police said the driver of one of the cars was injured and they are searching for a woman who is believed to have fled the scene of the collision. The road was fully closed until about 8.30pm, when it partially reopened. It fully reopened at around 6am on Friday. Humberside Fire and Rescue Service said it sent four engines and a fire officer to the scene. All the details will appear below. Click here for more news. Find the latest traffic news near you Follow Hull Live Our daily newsletter  – To get the latest headlines direct to your email inbox every day,  click here . Download our app  –    You can download our free app for   iPhone and iPad from  Apple’s App Store , or get the  Android version from Google Play . Follow Hull Live on Facebook –  Like our Facebook page to get the latest news in your feed and join in the lively discussions in the comments.  Click here to give it a like! Follow us on Twitter –  For breaking news and the latest stories,  click here to follow Hull Live on Twitter.   Follow us on Instagram –  On the Hull Live Instagram page we share gorgeous pictures of our stunning city – and if you tag us in your posts, we could repost your picture on our page! We also put the latest news in our Instagram Stories.  Click here to follow Hull Live on Instagram . 06:51Police thank public for their patience21:55Lorry drivers are now being turned aroundA HGV driver has got in touch with Hull Live to say that lorries are now being turned around. He said: “Three hours later the HGVs where I am between Welton and South Cave are being turned around and going South Cave and around back to Hull.” 21:50’The A63 is a nightmare’Concerned wife Janie Thompson-Ross has got in touch with Hull Live to say: “My husband has been on the road since 4am yesterday morning. He’s a self employed courier for DHL. He’s not home yet. No food for him as he needs his sleep as up at 4am again. The A63 is a nightmare.” 21:40HGV driver stuck for more two and a half hoursA HGV driver has contacted Hull Live to say that he has still not moved on the A63 for more than two and a half hours. He said: “No heavy goods vehicles have moved and they are still only letting cars and small vehicles through. I’m eager to get home as I’ve come from St Andrew’s in Scotland today.“Police were saying to turn us around and come off at south cave to Market Weighton and back around.”21:33Woman flees scene of serious crash leaving driver hurtPolice are searching for a woman who is believed to have fled the scene of a serious accident which left a person injured.The A63 was closed after a serious crash between two vehicles at around 6.30pm on Thursday, October 17. The eastbound carriageway of the A63 remains partially closed following the collision.Emergency services closed the carriageway between South Cave (A1034 junction) and North Ferriby (A15 junction) after two cars, thought to be travelling in the same direction, crashed.The driver of one car

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