29/08/2011 Look North (East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire)


29/08/2011

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Good evening. A teenage rider has died after a collision at the

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British Super spikes Championship Meeting at Cadwell Park in

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Lincolnshire. 18-year-old Ben Gautrey from Southport was one in

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several riders involved in the incident which took place this

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afternoon. The rider died after a collision at

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the British Superbikes Championship meeting at Cadwell Park. He was one

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of several riders involved in the incident, which took place on the

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Mountain section of the track this afternoon. Ben Gautrey was

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initially taken from the track by a medical teams. He had been

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competing for the MWR Kawasaki Team. He was taken to hospital by air

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ambulance with multiple injuries. Race organisers have described the

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incident as a tragic and freak accident. Police and health and

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safety officials are now investigating how the death came to

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pass. Meanwhile, investigations are

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continuing after a man died during a track racing event in East

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Yorkshire yesterday. Police are working with the Health and Safety

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Executive there after a driver lost control of his car that was

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travelling at 130mph at the York Raceway near Pocklington. The 23-

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year-old driver from Cleveland died at the scene.

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A 12-year-old girl is in hospital tonight with both ankles broken

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following her fall from a cliff near Flamborough Head. It happened

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this morning as she was walking along the coast with her family.

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She was airlifted to Scarborough Hospital by a RAF Leconfield's

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staff -- search and rescue team. long as you're careful, it is not

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dangerous. We have had this cafe for 42 years and all sorts of

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different things have happened but nothing really is serious. You have

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just got to be very careful. Any cliffs are dangerous.

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Elsewhere, an inquiry into the death of two teenage girls who

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jumped off a bridge together has resumed. 14-year-old Georgia Rowe

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had moved from pole to Glasgow just eight weeks before her death in

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October 2009. -- from Hull. She jumped from the Erskine Bridge

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along and with 15-year-old and Neve Lafferty.

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Care home owners in Bridlington are hoping an accident on one of the

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town's seafront rides will not put off holidaymakers. A woman and her

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granddaughter remain in hospital after being injured on a log flume

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yesterday. For out of action, the Jungle ride

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at the Bayside Fun Park remained closed as a 58-year-old grandmother

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and her four-year-old granddaughter recover in hospital following an

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accident here where they both received leg injuries. But business

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owners in the town are optimistic the town would not put people off

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visiting. Accidents are accidents and happen all over the world.

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Plenty of people come here just to walk around, ice-cream, fish and

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chips. People will still keep coming. But some people are

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cautious. I would not let her go on it. We are a tourist town. Incomes

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depend on people coming here. town council says for years it has

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been calling for the rides to be moved further down the coast.

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the moment it is just a bit of a rabble down there and we think

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there would be a great advantage for Bridlington if we did not have

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the funfair on the seafront. end of the fun park was not

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available for interview today but he did give me a statement saying

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his thoughts are with the injured and their families. He also said it

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would be improper to comment on how exactly the accident happened as

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there is currently a full police investigation and health and safety

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inquiry. It is not yet known how long the investigation will take to

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find out exactly how this happened. The crew of the Red Arrows have

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thanked the people of Lincolnshire for their support following the

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death of one of their pilots. The display team returned to RAF

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Scampton near Lincoln this weekend following the death of Flight

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Lieutenant John Egington at bay -- at a display in Bournemouth last

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week. Whilst we are feeling a very personal sense of grief, the public

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response to John's tragic death has been overwhelming and I would like

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to thank all of those who paid tribute to his life by sending

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flowers, letters and cards. They are of a great comfort.

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In football it has been a disappointing afternoon for Grimsby

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Town and Lincoln City in the Blue Square Premier. The Mariners have

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suffered another defeat. They went down 1-0 to Gateshead. The result

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leader of the side second bottom in the table. The Imps lost 3-1 away

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at Darlington, Alan Power with Lincoln's one consolation goal. The

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The weather is dry at the moment. Not too bad a night. Many cities

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