Police were called at 8.20am yesterday morning (Sunday 14 August) with reports that a silver coloured Ford B-Max Zetec had left the road and overturned before coming to a stop in a field.
The front seat passenger – an 83-year-old woman – was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver – a 81-year-old man – suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and is receiving treatment at Hull Royal Infirmary.
At 12.34am earlier in the day police had received a call reporting the couple missing and searches had been taking place including the use of the police helicopter.
Anyone who saw a silver coloured Ford B-Max in the area of the A614 Driffield by pass between 2pm on Saturday 13 August and 8.20am on Sunday 14 August are requested to contact the Humberside Police on 101 quoting log 190 of 14/08/16.