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M62 hen party coach crash victims back new charity

Two women badly injured in the M62 hen party coach crash last year have given their backing to a new charity.

Sarah Johnson and Amy Firth were at the launch of Day One at Leeds General Infirmary, a charity aimed at helping those who have suffered traumatic injuries.

Sarah and Amy were on the coach which crashed in April last year. The accident claimed the life of eighteen year old Bethany Jones and injured twenty other women.

Bethany Jones  was killed in an accident on M62
Bethany Jones was killed in an accident on M62 Credit: ITV Yorkshire


Firefighters battle major blaze at Louth waste company

An investigation is underway into a major fire at a waste company in Louth. Six crews have been fighting the blaze at Bolingbroke Road. They are expected to remain as the scene for the rest of the day.


**Update for Louth incident** severe damage by fire to 100% of building & contents containing a baler and various plant machinery


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