Woman sadly dies and driver arrested after B1253 crash at Burton Crossroads

Humberside Police officers are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision on the B1253 near Driffield yesterday afternoon (Friday 24th November) which has seen one man arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving.

Officers were called at around 3pm to reports that a red Volkswagen T-ROC and a grey Audi A6 had been involved in a collision on the B1253, at the crossroad junction of High Street and Burton Road, near Rudston.

Emergency services attended however the driver of the Volkswagen, a 70-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Her family have been informed and our thoughts remain with them at this incredibly difficult time,” said a Humberside Police spokesperson.

A man was taken to hospital to be treated for serious injuries, which are not thought to be life threatening.

Another man was taken to hospital to be treated for what are believed to be minor injuries.

Police confirmed a man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

“One man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, he remains in our custody whilst enquiries continue,” added the spokesperson.

“We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision, have dashcam footage from around the time it occurred, or saw the vehicles prior to the collision, to contact us on our non-emergency number 101 quoting 276 of 24 November.”

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