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Hull Live: Breaking news, traffic and travel from Hull and East Yorkshire on March 3
2020-03-03 06:41:00
Video LoadingVideo UnavailableClick to playTap to playThe video will start in 8CancelPlay nowWelcome to today's live news blog where you will find all the latest news, traffic, travel, sport and weather updates for Hull and East Yorkshire on Tuesday, March 3. If it is happening in our city, you will hear it here first, as well as the latest news from the rest of the country. Our team will keep you up to date with all you need to know throughout the day – from traffic and travel to the latest breaking news. If you spot something going on in the community, please give us a call on 01482 315257 or email news@hulldailymail.co.uk. Find the latest traffic updates in your area You can also get in touch via our Facebook and Twitter accounts.18:49Coronavirus in Hull: Authorities tracing ‘close contacts’ of Hull COVID-19 patientThe council has announced that Hull’s first case of coronavirus has been confirmed.The authority shared the news just moments after the Department of Health announced that a case had been confirmed in the Humber region.Read all the latest here15:52Latest on the roadsHumber Bridge: Speed restriction of 30 mph due to strong winds on A15 Humber Bridge in both directions between A164 (Humberfield Roundabout) and A1077 Ferriby Road. The Humber Bridge is currently open to all traffic, except for abnormal loads wider then 11’ 6 / 3.5m or heavier than 44 tonnes. Traffic is not helped by the lane closures around the South/Barton Tower for maintenance work.Castle Street: Slow traffic on A63 Castle Street and Roger Millward Way outbound at A1079 Ferensway (Mytongate roundabout).Beverley Road: Heavy traffic on A1079 Beverley Road around Clough Road / Cottingham Road junction. Travel time is 11 minutes.Willerby: A164 busy but moving at B1232 Beverley Road (Toby Carvery roundabout).Holderness Road: Usual congestion on A165 Holderness Road outbound from A1033 Mount Pleasant (The Mount Retail Park) to B1237 Saltshouse Road (Diadem Roundabout). Travel time is nine minutes.Ferensway: Usual congestion on A1079 Ferensway around A1105 Anlaby Road / Carr Lane. Travel time is seven minutes.14:25Hull City Supporters Trust voice concerns over Leeds United ticketing fiascoHull City Supporters Trust have voiced their concerns over the ticketing fiasco in Saturday’s 4-0 defeat to Leeds United at the KCOM Stadium.The Tigers were soundly beaten by Marcelo Bielsa’s men but it was the unsavoury scenes off the pitch that added to a regrettable day.Despite City issuing a statement on the eve of the fixture that any Leeds fans found in home sections would face ejection, a large number were instead escorted into an overspill section alongside the sold-out away end.Read what they had to say here13:55Thick smoke billows into the sky as fire ragesFire in Gibson LaneFor the latest on the fire in Melton, click here.13:42Fire in Melton13:42Reports of crash in Newland AvenueWe are hearing reports of a crash in Newland Avenue.Posting in the Hull Traffic and Travel Facebook group, one person said: “Reports of a RTA involving a bus on Newland Avenue. The radio message to drivers was heard on the bus.”13:10East Yorkshire flooding LIVE: Latest updates for Snaith, East Cowick, West Cowick, Rawcliffe and GowdallEast Cowick (Image: Sean Stewart)For the latest updates regarding flooding in East Yorkshire, click here.12:22Flooding11:43Mum ‘disheartened’ after hit-and-run driver who changed her life is jailed for just six monthsMichael Reid, 21, made a run for it after the collision in Beverley RoadA Hull mum feels “disheartened” after a hit-and-run driver who ploughed into her car causing her life to change “drastically” was jailed for six months.Sally Maxwell, 32, says she went from being “a young care free girl” to “ageing 20 years” after a hit-and-run driver crashed into her car on February 18, last year.The mum-of-four was driving along Beverley Road with her ex-partner and 14-year-old son Jay when she stopped in the middle of the road to turn right into Cave Street.As she waited for an opportunity to make the manoeuvre, the Hull mum-of four felt a “massive bang” and “shot forward” in her seat after a car smashed into the back of her.Despite suffering serious injuries, Ms Maxwell managed to pull her car to one side but was left “fuming” when she saw the driver of the other car make a run for it.Read the full article here.10:5730mph speed restriction on Humber BridgeThere is still a 30mph speed restriction on he Humber Bridge.Travel system Inrix says: “Speed restriction of 30mph due to strong winds on A15 Humber Bridge in both directions between A164 (Humberfield Roundabout) and A1077 Ferriby Road. The Humber Bridge is currently open to all traffic, except for abnormal loads wider then 11’ 6 / 3.5m or heavier than 44 tonnes. Traffic is not helped by the lane closures around the South/Barton Tower for maintenance work.”10:34Flood alert updateA flood alert for the Tidal River Aire catchment was updated at 10.09am and is still in place.It says: “This Flood Alert remains in force today, 03/03/20, as impacts from recent flooding continue to affect multiple communities in the Tidal Aire catchment and washlands remain very full. “Flood warnings remain in force for Hirst Courtney, Hirst Marsh, West Marsh, Gowdall, Snaith and East Cowick. River levels continued to fall yesterday and we are pumping in various locations to accelerate washland drainage. “We are not expecting a significant river response from the rainfall currently forecast for the next few days, and tides will be falling until Friday, allowing levels to continue dropping. Our field teams are monitoring the situation in daylight hours and our incident room remains open 24/7. “To report property flooding, call 0800 80 70 60. You can also contact Selby District Council on 01757705101. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 6.15pm on 03/03/20.“This information was last updated at 10.09am Tuesday 3 March 2020.”A flood alert for the Tidal River Aire catchment was updated at 10.09am and is still in place.It says: “This Flood Alert remains in force today, 03/03/20, as impacts from recent flooding continue to affect multiple communities in the Tidal Aire catchment and washlands remain very full. “Flood warnings remain in force for Hirst Courtney, Hirst Marsh, West Marsh, Gowdall, Snaith and East Cowick. River levels continued to fall yesterday and we are pumping in various locations to accelerate washland drainage. “We are not expecting a significant river response from the rainfall currently forecast for the next few days, and tides will be falling until Friday, allowing levels to continue dropping. Our field teams are monitoring the situation in daylight hours and our incident room remains open 24/7. “To report property flooding, call 0800 80 70 60. You can also contact Selby District Council on 01757705101. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 6.15pm on 03/03/20.“This information was last updated at 10.09am Tuesday 3 March 2020.”10:30Flood warning updateThe flood warning for the River Aire at Snaith Ings was updated at 8am and is still in place. It says: “Levels in the Lower Aire washlands remain exceptionally high this morning, 03/03/20, but have continued to fall.“Flooding continues to affect properties near the Ings in Snaith. Gowdall Lane and Selby road near the railway crossing remain flooded however Priory Lane is now clear, and we expect water to continue to recede.“Levels on the River Aire have fallen but continue to slow the draining of washlands. No significant rainfall is currently forecast for the next few days, and tides will be falling until Friday, which should allow levels to continue dropping.“We are working closely with our partners. Our field teams are on site monitoring the situation in daylight hours and our incident room remains open. For road closures see https://bitly/39gWvxx. This message will be updated by 4pm on 03/03/20 or as the situation changes. This information was last updated at 8am Tuesday 3 March 2020.”10:25Queuing traffic on A63Travel system Inrix is reporting there is still queuing traffic on the A63.It says: “Queueing traffic due to earlier broken down vehicle on A63 Clive Sullivan Way Eastbound after A15. Congestion to North Ferriby. Travel time is around 20 minutes. All lanes have been re-opened. Lane two (of two) was closed until around 10.15am.”10:18A63 cleared10:14Watch: Met Office national morning forecast for March 309:41Latest traffic updateThe latest traffic update from travel system Inrix: Speed restriction of 30mph due to strong winds on A15 Humber Bridge in both directions between A164 (Humberfield Roundabout) and A1077 Ferriby Road.The Humber Bridge is currently open to all traffic, except for abnormal loads wider then 11’ 6 / 3.5m or heavier than 44 tonnes. Traffic is not helped by the lane closures around the South/Barton Tower for maintenance work. Queueing traffic on A614 Rawcliffe Road Southbound from A645 (Drax) to Airmyn Road (Goole).Traffic heading south from Selby can’t use the A19 or the A1041 due to flooding, so there is heavy congestion along the A645 through Drax and the A614 towards the M62 at J36 (Goole). One lane closed and queueing traffic due to broken down vehicle on A63 Clive Sullivan Way Eastbound after A15. Congestion to North Ferriby. Travel time is around 20 minutes. Lane two (of two) is closed.Traffic lights not working on A1035 Hornsea Road Westbound at Heron Lakes Luxury Lodge Park. Traffic is coping well.Affecting traffic between Leven and Beverley. A caller reports that the temporary traffic lights are off, and traffic is flowing Eastbound, but being stuck at the lights
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