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Goole teenager appointed country's youngest ever mayor

A 19-year-old Labour councillor from Goole has become the youngest mayor in the country.

Terence Smith tweeted about his 'pride' after being voted in for a 12-month term at the council's annual meeting on Thursday.

Police name father and son killed in Goole road crash

A father and son who died in a road accident near East Cowick yesterday were today named by Humberside police as Derek John Sarkar and 14-year-old Ethan Sarkar from Birmingham.

The pensioner who died in the same crash was named by police as Sheila Stavert-Lee, from Wigginton, near York.

The two survivors are in a serious condition in Leeds General Infirmary.


Father and son among dead in Goole horror crash

A teenager and his father were killed in a car crash which has left his mother and nine-year-old sister fighting for their lives, police said today.

A 70-year-old woman from York was also killed in the horror crash on a bridge in East Yorkshire yesterday afternoon.

The 14-year-old boy was a passenger in the Golf which his 46-year-old father was driving. The boy's 43-year-old mother and nine-year-old sister were also passengers in the car.

Investigation in to Goole crash launched

The scene of a fatal car crash on the A614, East Yorkshire where three people died Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

A road accident investigation has been launched after three people were killed and two others were left fighting for their lives in a collision between two vehicles on a bridge.

The road was closed for a number of hours as specially trained officers conducted a detailed investigation of the scene.


Police request witnesses of the Goole vehicle collision to come forward

Inspector John Lawson, of Humberside Police, has confirmed that a fatal collision occurred on the Aire and Calder bridge, over the canal, which left three people dead and two seriously injured. He said:

"Police are requesting that any witnesses to the collision or that had travelled over the bridge at the time of the collision to contact Humberside Police.

Wreckage being removed from Yorkshire road collision

Police at the scene of a fatal car crash on the A614, East Yorkshire where three people died Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

A spokesman has said that police, air ambulance and the fire brigade all were in attendance at a fatal road collision in Goole, North Yorkshire. A woman on the scene said police had been keeping locals well away, but she believed two cars were involved in the crash.

Lorries with cranes have moved into position to begin lifting the wreckage of the two vehicles from the bridge.

Three killed in vehicle collision in East Yorkshire

Three people have died and two others have been seriously injured in a collision between two vehicles on a country road.

Humberside Police said they were called to the A614, close to the village of East Cowick, near Goole, East Yorkshire, at about 1.35pm today.

A spokesman confirmed the accident had resulted in three deaths and two other serious injuries but could give few other details.