Teen hurt in smash

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a single vehicle road traffic collision which left a Driffield teenager with serious injuries.

The inclident happened on Friday October 19 at approximately 4.25pm as a silver Vauxhall Astra mwas travelling along Pockthorpe Road away from Kilham towards Driffield.

A police spokeswoman said: “For reasons not yet known, the vehicle left the road and came to rest in a field.”

No other vehicles were involved.

“The 18-year-old Driffield man who was driving the car, and was the only person in the vehicle, sustained serious injuries - including bruises and lacerations to head and body and internal bruising.”

He was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary where he was detained for treatment.

The road was closed for several hours and re-opened at 9pm.

Anyone who witnessed the car leaving the road or saw it before the incident is asked to contact Humberside Police on the non emergency 101 number quoting log 460 of 19 October 2012.