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Woman critically injured in Scunthorpe crash dies

A woman who was critically injured in a crash in Scunthorpe has died in hospital.

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The 33-year-old woman was the passenger in a black Hyundai coupe when it crashed on the Ashby Ville roundabout at the junction of the A18 and Brigg Road in the early hours of this morning.

The 23-year-old driver has been arrested on suspicion of driving over the prescribed alcohol limit.

Police are appealing for witnesses.


BGT star Calum Scott to perform in Hull

Back in his home city: Calum Scott

Hull singer Calum Scott will meet and greet his fans at a homecoming performance in his home city today.

The Britain's Got Talent star is performing at the Princes Quay Shopping Centre.

Finishing in sixth place of the talent show, he not only impressed the judges but he has since signed a record deal with his single "Dancing on My Own" winging its way up the charts.

It's been a whirlwind year for Calum, who only eight weeks ago was flown out to LA to the legendary Capitol Tower building (where the Beatles and Frank Sinatra recorded ) to sign his record deal with Capitol records home of Katy Perry and Sam Smith.

He also recently gigged in LA alongside Desiigner and will support Jamie Lawson on his UK tour throughout October.

Woman critically injured after Scunthorpe collision

A woman is seriously injured in hospital after being involved in a collision in Scunthorpe.

Credit: Press Association

It happened at the roundabout of Brigg Road and the A18 in Scunthorpe at 1.40am. The 33-year-old woman was the front seat passenger in the black Hyundai car and has been taken to Scunthorpe General Hospital.

The 23-year-old man who was driving the car has been arrested and is in custody at Scunthorpe Police Station.

Honorary degree for Stephanie Hirst

Radio star and transgender role model Stephanie Hirst receives an Honorary Doctorate today from Leeds Beckett University.

Role model: Stephanie H

Stephanie was born as Simon in Barnsley in 1975 and in 2014 she left her presenting position on Capital Radio to begin living as Stephanie, leaving behind her old life as Simon.

She said at the time her decision was made when she realised she would never be happy living as a man.

Stephanie receives the award for her contribution to public life.


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