Major East Hull route closed following serious crash – recap – Hull Live

Preston Road was closed to through traffic following the incident this afternoon
A road was earlier closed in the east of the city following a road traffic collision between Southcoates Lane and College Grove Junction in Hull.
Emergency services were in attendance at the incident on Preston Road, with at least two police cars and an ambulance present at the scene. It is not yet known if anyone was injured during the incident.
A lamppost was damaged during the collision and was checked for safety. Motorists were advised to avoid the area while the emergency services carry out their work.
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Announcing the road closure online, Humberside Police issued the following statement: "Please be aware of a road closure due to a road traffic collision. This is between Southcoates Lane and College Grove Junction, Hull.
"Please avoid this area if possible whilst emergency services deal with the incident. Thank you."
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Preston Road has now reopened and the accident has been cleared, with normal traffic resuming in both directions.
Announcing the road reopening, traffic regulator Inrix issued the following update: "Preston Road in both directions re-opened, traffic returned to normal, accident cleared between Southcoates Lane and Ellerby Grove."
Debris was left at the scene in the wake of the collision. A part of the car's bumper appears to have been detached during the incident.
An alternate angle shows a stranded red vehicle parked halfway across the pavement, with the damaged lamppost leaning into the road.
A lamppost was damaged in the collision, leaving it with a substantial bend. Emergency services are currently checking the lamppost for safety.
The AA traffic serivce said: "Road closed and slow traffic due to crash on Preston Road both ways between Southcoates Lane and Ellerby Grove."
The latest traffic report from travel service Inrix said: "Preston Road in both directions closed, slow traffic due to accident between Southcoates Lane and Ellerby Grove."


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