BREAKING NEWS: Woman dies after car crashes with tree at Fraisthorpe

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A WOMAN had died after the car she was driving was involved in a collision with a tree at Fraisthorpe this morning (Monday February 18).

Police, paramedics and the fire service were called to the scene on the A165 at around 9.20am.

The woman, who was driving a blue Peugeot 206, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Road closures are in place at the junctions north and south of Fraisthorpe.

A spokesperson for Humberside Police said: “Traffic delays are inevitable at this time but steps are being taken to facilitate a diversion as soon as is practicable.”

Traffic travelling southbound on the A165 is expected to be diverted through Fraisthorpe village. This route however is not suitable for heavy goods vehicles.

Several fire appliances - three from Bridlington and two from Hull, including a rescue support unit - attended the scene this morning.

“Emergency services expect to be at the scene for some time and motorists are requested to exercise patience whilst necessary investigations and work is carried out,” the police spokesperson added.

Witnesses have been asked to contact Humberside Police on 101 quoting log number 109 of today, February 18.

• For more on this story see this Thursday’s Free Press.