Tragedy as car drives off cliffs

Police found the body of a woman in the car after 7.30 this morning
Police found the body of a woman in the car after 7.30 this morning

A woman has tragically died after her car plunged over the edge of Sewerby Cliffs.

Emergency services were called after the car is thought to have been driven through the Ship Inn car park and over the cliff.

Two police officers at the scene

Two police officers at the scene

Police said they did not believe there were any suspicious circumstances and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

In a statement they said: “Police and emergency services were in attendance this morning (Friday October 9) at the beach in Bridlington close to Sewerby following the discovery of a deceased woman in a vehicle.

“A call came into police just before 7.30am today.

“Initial enquiries suggest there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances.”

The Coastguard were also in attendance

The Coastguard were also in attendance