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Three in hospital following collision between pedestrians and car on Grimsby Road

Three people have been taken to hospital following a collision between pedestrians and a vehicle on Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes.

It is unclear how many people were involved in the incident altogether, but reports from those at the scene suggest that children may have been amongst the pedestrians involved.

Humberside Police closed of a large section of the road following the incident, which is thought to have occurred at around 7.45am this morning, Tuesday 1 March.

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The road has since reopened.

Business owners and locals feared the worst when they saw the police cordon and were worried as to what might have happened.

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One business owner said: “we’ve heard all sorts, some said it was a mum and her kids on their way to school and others have said it was two kids and a man.

“Everyone keeps saying the sun might have blocked the drivers view though and I have to agree.

“If the sun is in your face, you can’t see a thing when your driving or walking my across the road.”

One resident next to the cordon added: “I looked out the window this morning to see all the cordon in place and police.

The police cordon on Grimsby Road following a collision between a car and pedestrians

“They’ve been here ages and they must be waiting for something else to come, I couldn’t tell you what’s going on though.”

Humberside Police said: “Officers were called to reports of a road traffic collision on Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes, at around 7.45am this morning (Tuesday 1 March).

“It is reported that a vehicle was in collision with pedestrians near to the junction with Barcroft Street. Three people have been taken to hospital for treatment on their injuries.

“Grimsby Road had been closed between Park Street and Tiverton Street and a diversion in place to allow emergency services to carry out their duties. We advised motorists to avoid the area if possible.

“If anyone has information that may assist with our enquiries, you can contact us on our non-emergency number 101, quoting log 60 of 1 March.”

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