A63 lorry crash – video shows gravel strewn across road as drivers …
A serious lorry crash has left gravel strewn across the A63.
A HGV tipper truck heading westwards crossed the central reserve and spilled its load of limestone at around 10.25am. It is believed two cars were also involved in the crash.
Emergency services, including the police, firefighters and the ambulance service were called to the stretch of the road near Brantingham at 10.25am. Images showed the lorry blocking both carriageways.
MORE ON THIS STORY: Latest updates after lorry crash closes A63 in both directions
In video taken a short time after the crash, a HGV tipper truck can be seen on its side with gravel covering a stretch of the road. A badly damaged crash barrier can also be seen.
Firefighters were seen surrounding the lorry this morning. Two cars can be seen on the grassy bank and also appear to be damaged.(Image: Facebook/Stevie Jade Cooke)
National Highways, which manages the road, said an assessment of the barrier was due to take place. It is not clear when the road will be opened.
Motorists have described being stuck in long traffic jams of over an hour. Some could be seen leaving their cars and chatting on the carriageway.
Heavy traffic has also been reported on diversion routes around South Cave and North Cave. The tipper truck is believed to belong to Ashcourt, a leading supplier of building materials.
Follow further updates in our live blog here.
Join our new Whatsapp community and get breaking news in Hull straight to your mobile.
Click here to receive breaking Hull Live news.
If you don’t like it, you can check out any time you like. Read our Privacy Notice here.
- ^ Latest updates after lorry crash closes A63 in both directions (www.hulldailymail.co.uk)
- ^ Follow further updates in our live blog here (www.hulldailymail.co.uk)
- ^ here (bit.ly)
- ^ here (bit.ly)