Tribute to 'devoted family man' who died when ambulance he was in collided with HGV

A man who died when the ambulance he was being carried was in a crash with a lorry has been named as a devoted family man. Trevor Bailey, 62, died following thew accident on the A1079, Hull Road on Thursday. Mr Bailey was a patient in the ambulance when it collided with an HGV between Wilberfoss and Barmby Moor at around 3.30pm.

He died at the scene and a paramedic in the ambulance was treated in intensive care following the accident but is now out of danger and recovering. The family of Mr Bailey have paid a touching tribute to him.

Trevor Bailey was a patient in the ambulance which collided with an HGV on Hull RoadTrevor Bailey was a patient in the ambulance which collided with an HGV on Hull Road

In a statement his family said: “Trevor was a devoted family man who would do anything to help people. “We have been overwhelmed with the messages of support received, Trevor was loved by so many and will be dearly missed.”

One other person, a woman, was also treated for non life-threatening injuries. A spokesperson for Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust said: “First and foremost our thoughts are with the family of the man who sadly passed away at the scene. We are working with the police to help with their investigation into the cause of the collision.”

For the latest Hull Live headlines straight to your inbox click here Humberside Police have issued another appeal for information following the fatal crash. A spokesperson said: “We are appealing for any witnesses who have not yet spoken to us to get in touch.

If you saw either the collision itself, the vehicles prior to the collision or if you have dash-cam footage showing the ambulance or the HGV prior to the collision, please call our non-emergency number 101 quoting log 289 of 22 April.

“Alternatively, you can phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”