Category: East Riding of Yorkshire

Lorry blown over near Holmfirth as Storm Brendan sweeps in

A driver had a lucky escape when his lorry was blown onto its side near Holmfirth.
The driver was on the A635 Greenfield Road, above Holmfirth, when the gusts got to the better of the vehicle at around 3pm today.
A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said …

Police hunt man who asked 10-year-old girl to get in pick-up truck as she walked home from school

Published: 13:47Updated: 13:49 Friday 10 January 2020

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Police are searching for a man after he asked a 10-year-old girl to get in his truck as she walked home from school.
It happened on Park Road, near to t…

Man who died in Heckmondwike truck horror crash named

A pensioner who was killed by a truck driver in Heckmondwike has been named as Valentine Hannan.
The 83-year-old suffered serious head injuries on Wednesday afternoon when he was struck by a 24/7 Concrete lorry on Market Street.
He was transported to L…

Jewellers ram-raid backfires as robber wiped out by reversing pickup truck

A gang involved in an organised lorry theft of more than £1.5m of goods was caught in a failed ram-raid at a jewellery shop.
CCTV footage released by West Yorkshire Police shows a pickup truck reversing into Hyman’s Jewellers in Leeds, shattering the s…

Driver of truck that hit and killed pensioner is 'in a very distressed state' according to boss

The driver of the truck that knocked down and killed a pensioner in Heckmondwike yesterday is in a very distressed state, according to his boss.
An 81-year-old male pedestrian suffered serious head injuries when he was struck by a 24/7 Concrete lorry a…

Pensioner rushed to hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by a truck

An 85-year-old man has been rushed to hospital after he was hit by a truck.
Police were called just after 3.45pm after the man, aged 85, was hit by the vehicle on Market Place in  Heckmondwike  .
Several ambulances were at the scene and the a…

Major emergency response as pensioner hit by bin truck

A major emergency response has been launched after a man in his 80s was hit by a bin truck.
Police were called just after 3.45pm after the man, aged 85, was hit by the truck on Market Place in Heckmondwike .
Several ambulances were at the scene and the…

Barclays backing for truck and engine parts distributor

Pictured: Arthur Pinkney (left), IMEX, with John Lowe, BarclaysA West Yorkshire truck and engine parts distributor is set to expand its fleet of vans, supported by a six-figure finance package from Barclays.
Imexpart Ltd (IMEX) was founded by Arthur Pi…

Air ambulance lands at scene of 'serious' Doncaster road crash

The air ambulance helicopter, fire crews and police are all at the scene near the Ingram Arms pub in Hatfield.

A photo has emerged of the incident which shows a red pick-up truck embedded in a telegraph pole on the corner of Station Road.


Truck and engine parts specialist drives growth with six-figure Barclays investment

A West Yorkshire-based firm specialising in truck and engine parts is set to expand operations after securing funding from Barclays.
Imexpart Ltd (IMEX) is set to replace its existing fleet of commercial vehicles with 22 new Mercedes vans, supported by…

The new season in the Yorkshire’s theatres promises a wide range of diverse work

If the kind of theatre you like is big, bold, in your face, then the coming theatrical season in Yorkshire is for you.
There’s The Lion King in Bradford, Les Miserables at Leeds Grand, a bona fide movie director bringing one of her big hits to the sta…

Camper van driver kills 'special, beautiful' music fan on his birthday

A drunk driver ploughed a crudely-converted 7.5 tonne camper van into a car, killing a budding solicitor on his birthday while going to a music festival.
Adam Kershaw was almost three times over the drink drive limit and uninsured when he smashed into …