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‘Devoted family man’ died when ambulance he was being carried in collided with lorry

A ‘devoted family man’ died when an ambulance he was being carried in collided with a lorry.

Trevor Bailey, 62, died following thew accident on the A1079, Hull Road on Thursday.

Mr Bailey was a patient in the ambulance when it collided with the HGV between Wilberfoss and Barmby Moor at around 3.30pm in Hull.

He died at the scene and a paramedic in the ambulance was treated in intensive care following the accident but is now out of danger and recovering, reports Hull Live.

The family of Mr Bailey have paid a touching tribute to him.

In a statement his family said: “Trevor was a devoted family man who would do anything to help people.

Trevor Bailey, 62, died following thew accident on the A1079, Hull Road on Thursday.
Trevor Bailey, 62, died following thew accident on the A1079, Hull Road on Thursday

“We have been overwhelmed with the messages of support received, Trevor was loved by so many and will be dearly missed.”

One other person, a woman, was also treated for non life-threatening injuries.

A paramedic in the ambulance was treated in intensive care following the accident but is now out of danger and recovering - stock image
A paramedic in the ambulance was treated in intensive care following the accident but is now out of danger and recovering – stock image

A spokesperson for Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust said: “First and foremost our thoughts are with the family of the man who sadly passed away at the scene. We are working with the police to help with their investigation into the cause of the collision.”

Humberside Police have issued another appeal for information following the fatal crash.

A spokesperson said: “We are appealing for any witnesses who have not yet spoken to us to get in touch.

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“If you saw either the collision itself, the vehicles prior to the collision or if you have dash-cam footage showing the ambulance or the HGV prior to the collision, please call our non-emergency number 101 quoting log 289 of 22 April.

“Alternatively, you can phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”



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