Humberside

Toddler boy dies in M180 Scunthorpe crash

M180, Humberside
Image caption The accident happened on the westbound carriageway of the M180, between junctions four and three

A two-year-old boy died when the car he was in overturned on the M180 near Scunthorpe.

Humberside Police said a Vauxhall Meriva overturned between junctions four and three at 08:45 GMT on Saturday.

The car rolled on to the hard shoulder of the westbound carriageway.

A 22-year-old woman, the 28-year-old male driver and a three-year-old boy were treated for minor injuries.

The two-year-old, who was in the back of the car, died at the scene.

Police said the family came from North East Lincolnshire.

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