BREAKING: Car leaves road near Bempton

Lucky escape: the two occupants of the car received only minor injuries
Lucky escape: the two occupants of the car received only minor injuries

These dramatic pictures show the aftermath of a car accident which took place earlier this morning near Bempton.

Humberside Police said the blue Ford Fiesta left the road at Bempton Lane and landed on its roof at around 8.30 am.

Cllr Richard Burton says Bempton Lane needs traffic calming measures to prevent further accidents

Cllr Richard Burton says Bempton Lane needs traffic calming measures to prevent further accidents

Luckily the two occupants escaped with only minor injuries and did not require hospital treatment.

Bridlington Central and Old Town ward councillor Richard Burton, said: “This particular piece of road has had numerous serious accidents over recent years and the parish council and myself as ward councillor have been trying to get ERYC to install some traffic calming measures for some time.

“Unless something is done soon it is highly likely that we could find ourselves dealing with the aftermath of a fatal accident in the near future.”