Major Hull road shut after ‘three-car crash’

Major Hull road shut after ‘three-car crash’
2020-11-02 14:12:00
A major Hull road has been closed after a “major crash” involving three cars near Kingswood. Emergency services are at the scene following the incident in Thomas Clarkson Way, which happened at around 1.30pm on Monday afternoon and is reportedly causing traffic problems in the area. One witness said the road was completely blocked after being shut off by police. She said at least one fire engine had also attended following the “major crash”. She said: “I was completely shocked the further I drove down, there was a man lay in the floor with blood running down his face and two cars completely in bits and pieces. To get the Hull Live headlines every day, simply pop your email address into the sign-up box just beneath the picture at the top of this article. “Honestly I was left stunned at how bad it all looked.” Hull Live has contacted both Humberside Police and Humberside Fire and Rescue for comment on the incident. You can follow live updates on this ongoing incident in our dedicated live blog below.Key EventsHumberside Police say drivers should avoid the area14:1015:25Fire service were called for scene safetyA spokeswoman for Humberside Fire & Rescue Service confirmed that one fire engine was sent to crash as part of “scene safety”. 15:24Watch: Police at the scene of a crash in Thomas Clarkson Way14:46Police reopen one lanePolice have reopened one lane of the road, but there remains “heavy traffic” in the area.Police have now opened one lane of the road to traffic (Image: Katie Pugh)14:40’Queuing traffic’An update on traffic information site Inrix said: “Thomas Clarkson Way in both directions closed, queueing traffic due to accident, three vehicles involved from John Newton Way (Roebank Roundabout) to Ennerdale.”14:29Live traffic map shows affected areasThis live traffic map, highlighted at 2.28pm, shows where traffic is worst affected in and around the scene of the crash following Monday afternoon’s incident. Live traffic map shows traffic building after Thomas Clarkson Way crash (Image: Google Traffic)14:19Crash ‘involving three vehicles’Pictures appear to show five cars within the closed section of road, but police have described the incident as a crash “involving three vehicles”.14:13Watch: Police rush past stopped traffic towards crash scene14:12Emergency services at the sceneEmergency services respond to a ‘major crash’ in Thomas Clarkson Way, Hull14:10KEY EVENTHumberside Police say drivers should avoid the areaOn Twitt
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