POLICE have confirmed that the victim of a fatal road crash at Fraisthorpe this morning (Monday February 18) was a 28-year-old woman from Bridlington.
The victim was driving north along the A165 towards Bridlington in a blue Peugeot 206 at around 9.15am.
A silver Vauxhall Corsa, driven by a 20-year-old woman, was travelling in the same direction.
Both car are believed to have been overtaking a blue and white Daf rigid truck, also travelling north, when the two cars were in collision.
The peugeot then crashed with a tree at the nearside of the carriageway.
Police, paramedics and the fire service attended and the 28-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Road closures were put in place until 3.10pm.
Investigations into the cause of the collision are now underway and police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.
A spokesperson for Humberside Police said: “It is believed that two cars may have been at the scene following the collision for a time but left prior to the arrival of police and officers are keen to trace the two motorists who were both heading towards Bridlington along with anyone else who was in the area at the time.”
Any witnesses have been asked to contact Humberside Police on 101 quoting log number 109 of February 18.