SERIOUS RTC A165 BLACK COTTAGES, GRINDALE/BEMPTON CROSSROADS, NORTH OF BRIDLINGTON, EAST YORKSHIRE - TWO PEOPLE FLOWN TO HULL ROYAL INFIRMARY BY AIR AMBULANCE

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TWO people were flown to Hull Royal Infirmary by air ambulance following a two vehicle collision on the A165 at a location known locally as Black Cottages at the Grindale/Bempton crossroads, north of Bridlington.

The incident happened at approximately 12.30pm on Tuesday 4 September and involved a blue Nissan Note and a VW Golf.

The Nissan was travelling from the direction of Grindale entering the A165 when the collision occurred with the Golf that was travelling north on the A165.

The rear seat passengers in the Nissan, both women from the Pocklington area, sustained head injuries. The first woman, aged 81, sustained the most serious injuries including numerous fractures. The second woman, aged 54, sustained a broken right shoulder. They were both flown to hospital for treatment.

The driver of the Nissan, a 79-year-old man, suffered whiplash injuries and was taken to Hull Royal infirmary for assessment.

The driver of the Golf, a 74-year-old man and the front seat passenger, a 72-year-old woman, both from Bridlington, suffered whiplash and bruising and both were taken to Scarborough General Hospital to be assessed.

All the casualties from the Nissan remain in hospital. The 81-year-old is in a serious condition and the remaining two are stable.

The road was closed until about 1730hrs and diversions were put in place.

Any witnesses are asked to contact Humberside Police on the non emergency number 101 referring to log number 288 of Tuesday 04 September 2012.