Humberside

Humberside Police warning after icy weather crashes

Closed motorway
Image caption Part of the westbound carriageway of the M180 in North Lincolnshire was closed for several hours

Humberside Police has warned drivers to take care after being called to more than 40 accidents due to icy weather.

One person was taken to hospital by air ambulance following an accident on a motorway, near Scunthorpe, in North Lincolnshire, a spokesman said.

The crash closed the westbound carriageway of the M180, between junctions three and four, for several hours.

The extent of the victim's injuries is not known.

The force has warned drivers to take care as the temperature is expected to drop below freezing overnight.

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