Hull drivers stuck in hour-long delays in…

Hull drivers stuck in hour-long delays in Mad Friday traffic rush
2019-12-20 17:23:00
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rightsCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailHuge traffic jams “severely gridlocked” parts of Hull on one of the final shopping days before Christmas. Delays of up an hour were reported on public transport while long queues formed at retail parks, as shoppers rushed to grab last minute bargains. One driver described Spring Bank as “absolutely chocka” and a crash blocked part of Springfield Way in Anlaby – one of several on “Mad Friday”. Stagecoach East Midlands, one of the city’s major bus companies, reported having a number of services trapped in “gridlock” on Friday afternoon as long queues formed for drivers trying to park in St Stephen’s Shopping Centre. Sutton Fields and Holderness Road also fell foul of the rush to pick up last minute Christmas presents and food just five days from the big day itself. Long queues built up around Kingswood The traffic situation was made worse by heavy rainfall that hit the region, causing difficult driving conditions on several routes. “Huge queues on the road from Routh right back to the roundabout at Grange Road, Beverley,” one man said on the Hull Traffic and

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