Man and woman killed as lorry and car in horrific crash

A man and woman have died in a crash near Barrow, police have confirmed. The crash, which happened around noon on Friday (August 16), near the junction of Thornton Street and Wold Road on the B1206, involved a Volvo HGV and a Vauxhall Mokka car. Another man, who was driving the car, sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck was unhurt. Emergency services, including the air ambulance, were in attendance. Roads in the area were closed off for some time while emergency services were at the scene.

Humberside Police are now appealing for any witnesses to get in touch. A spokeswoman for Humberside Police said: “A woman and a man have sadly died in a serious road traffic collision near to Barrow upon Humber yesterday, Friday, 16 August, 2019.

Police at the scene of a crash on the A1077 at Barrow-Upon-Humber

“The incident that involved a Volvo HGV and a Vauxhall Mokka happened around midday near to the junction of Thornton Street and Wold Road on the B1206.

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“Another man who was driving the car sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the truck was unhurt.

Man and woman killed as lorry and car in horrific crashA Forensic Collision Investigation unit at the scene

“Emergency services including the air ambulance were in attendance.

Roads in the area were closed off for some time while emergency services were at the scene.  “We are appealing for any witnesses to contact us. Log 215 of 16 August 2019 refers.”

Call Humberside Police with information on 101.

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