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A woman's died after a crash with an MOD vehicle in East Yorkshire

Humberside police

8:16am 27th April 2012
(Updated 9:39am 27th April 2012)

A woman has died after a crash with a military vehicle in East Yorkshire.

Emergency services rushed to the smash near Swinefleet in Goole yesterday afternoon.

Three other people were injured in the MOD goods vehicle.

An investigation's been launched.

Humberside Police Statement:
 
Issue Date: 27/04/2012
 
FATAL ROAD TRAFFIC COLLISION - A161 SWINEFLEET NEAR GOOLE, EAST YORKSHIRE

Police are seeking witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision that happened on the A161, one mile south of Swinefleet near Goole in East Yorkshire at 1535hrs yesterday (Thursday 26 April).

A silver coloured Nissan Almera driven by a 51-year-old woman from Eastoft near Scunthorpe and a white Daf 7.5 tonne Ministry of Defence goods vehicle were involved in the collision.

The Nissan was travelling south along the A161 from Swinefleet towards Eastoft and the military vehicle was travelling in the opposite direction.

Sadly the driver of the Nissan suffered fatal injuries and had to be cut from the car.

The driver of the military truck was a 54-year-old man from East Yorkshire. He had to be cut  from the vehicle by the fire service and he sustained injuries to his hand and whiplash.

Also travelling in the truck were two passengers – a 63-year-old man from Beverley who sustained whiplash injuries and a 20-year-old woman from Durham who suffered scratches to the leg and whiplash. Both passengers were able to release themselves from the vehicle.

At the time of the collision the weather conditions were poor with heavy rain and hail.

Numerous emergency services attended the scene including an air ambulance, three road ambulances, a paramedic responder car, three fire tenders and a doctor along with the police.

The road was closed until approximately 2150hrs.

Witnesses to the collision are sought as well as those members of the public who assisted at the scene and did not give their details to police at the time.

Anyone who can assist is asked to contact Humberside Police traffic department at Driffield Police Station on telephone 101 referring to log 368 of 26 April 2012.

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