Three dead in A63 horror crash police confirm

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Three dead in A63 horror crash police confirm

Three dead in A63 horror crash police confirm
2021-11-23 11:28:00
Three people – a woman and two men – have tragically died in a horror crash on the A63. Police have confirmed the tragic news this morning. A third man is in a critical condition in hospital. For the latest traffic and travel news and headlines, click here. Two cars were involved in the crash that happened at about 10pm yesterday – a white BMW 1 Series and a grey Peugeot 3008. It happened near Melton at around 10pm when the BMW collided with the Peugeot and set alight when it came to a stop. Witnesses say they saw at least one car on fire and were queuing on the route into the night as emergency services worked at the scene. A tent was also erected on the carriageway. Get the latest breaking news in Hull and East Yorkshire by signing up for updates here. Emergency services at the scene The road was closed through the night from the B1231 junction to the A15 turn off. The eastbound carriageway opened just before 7.30am but the westbound remains closed with diversions in place, causing gridlock along the route. A spokesperson for Humberside Police said: “A woman and two men have died following a collision on the westbound carriageway of the A63 near Melton yesterday evening, Monday 22 November. “The collision took place at around 10pm when a white BMW 1 Series collided with a grey Peugeot 3008 before coming to a stop and setting alight. “Emergency services attended and a woman and two men were sadly pronounced dead. A third man was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries, where he currently remains in a critical condition. “Specially trained officers have been assigned to offer support to individuals involved and their families at this difficult time. “Investigations are underway into the circumstances surrounding the collision and we would ask witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage from driving in the area at the time to contact us on 101 quoting log 497 of 22 November. “Alternatively, you can report information anonymously by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.” Highways England said: “Once investigations have been completed, the carriageway will require specialist clean up and a road surface assessment before the road can be reopened.” Queues stretched back to St Andrew's Quay and there were delays on the Humber Bridge heading north. Westbound traffic is being diverted via the hollow square diversion symbol on the following route: Exit the A63 using Western Interchange and take the A15 Continue on the A15 for approx. 1 mile to the roundabout with the

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