Category: East Riding of Yorkshire

Man and woman killed in horrific lorry crash named by police

A man and woman who were killed in a horrific crash involving a car and a lorry have been named by police.
Jean Kay, 70, and Richard Kay, 44,  were travelling in a Vauxhall Mokka car which collided with a lorry on Friday, August 16.
The crash happ…

Five-time cancer survivor is winning race to inspire others

David Fletcher may have battled cancer five times but it’s not holding him back. He has just been crowned European duathlon champion, reports
Catherine Scott.
David Fletcher is an inspiration. Not only has the 41-year-old father of one battled cancer …

Baby found to have heroin, crack cocaine, cannabis and psychoactive drugs in his system after suffering heart attack at house in Leeds

A baby was found to have heroin, crack cocaine, cannabis and psychoactive drugs in his system when he suffered a heart attack at a house in Leeds.
Doctors made the shocking discovery when they carried out tests after the seven-month-old baby was found…

Wanted: 32 people police urgently want to speak to in Leeds

West Yorkshire Police are asking for the public’s help in tracing these people caught on camera in Leeds.
Everyone featured in our latest picture gallery is being sought in connection with an ongoing criminal investigation, but images may be of both p…

Lorry driver tasered in the mouth by police in Leeds after he drove wrong way up the M1 in 18-tonne truck during 50-mile chase

A lorry driver was tasered in the mouth by police after driving the wrong way up the M1 in a 50-mile chase in an 18-tonne heavy goods vehicle.
A court heard how it was a “miracle” no one was killed as Richard Lynch drove the truck the wrong up the mot…

Samantha Ford who drowned 'miracle' IVF twins in bath has been jailed

A mother who killed her own twin children by drowning them in the bath is starting a 10 year jail term today.
Samantha Ford, 38, killed her 23-month-old toddlers Jake and Chloe in the bath and then crashed her car into the back of a lorry at 100mph, la…

Lorry driver Peter Sanderson found not guilty of causing death of cyclist Craig Beharrell on Hessle Road

A lorry driver who was involved in a fatal crash on Hessle Road has been cleared of causing death by careless driving.
Peter Sanderson was in a collision with cyclist Craig Beharrell, 42, in the West Hull road at 7.35am on July 17, 2017.
Mr Beharrell, …

Memories of West Yorkshire Road Car Company buses that were once part of daily life across West Yorkshire

WITH their distinctive red and cream livery they once were a familiar sight across West and North Yorkshire.The West Yorkshire Road Car Company’s buses and coaches were last seen on our roads 30 years ago this week.
What had been one of the country’s m…