Bridge over A180 closed due to crash between van and truck

Emergency services are urging people to “avoid the area” after a crash on the bridge over the A180 at Great Coates. Roads are closed and traffic is being diverted around the industrial estate and through the village. Eyewitnesses said a van had gone into the back of a truck, trapping the driver.

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service assisted East Midlands Ambulance Service paramedics. Traffic officers from Humberside Police closed the road following the crash at around 1.15pm. One witness said: “There is traffic mayhem. the only way off the estate is through the village.”

A spokesperson for Humberside Police said: “Emergency services are in attendance to a three-vehicle collision at Great Coates, Grimsby, which occurred at 1.15pm today. “A road closure remains in place whilst we deal with the incident and we would advise road users to avoid the area.” Meanwhile, a spokesperson for East Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 1.07pm on 22 September to Woad Lane in Great Coates.

The caller reported that there had been a road traffic collision.

We sent a paramedic in a fast response car and a crewed ambulance.

One patient was taken to Diana Princess of Wales Hospital in Grimsby via crewed ambulance.”

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