Chris Steel, Motorist died after crashing into fence in East Yorkshire

Chris Steel died in a collision. (Source: Facebook)
Fatal Crash Claims the Life of Motorist Chris Steel in East Yorkshire. (Source: Facebook)


Motorist Chris Steel, a resident of Thorngumbald, lost his life in a collision on a country road in East Yorkshire, which turned into the scene of a horrific tragedy.

The incident happened in the early morning hours of Tuesday, September 12th, leaving the neighborhood in shock and grieving the premature loss.

A thorough inquiry into the events leading up to the collision has been launched by the Humberside Police. Keep reading to know more about it in detail.

Chris Steel crash: What happened?

Chris Steel was killed on an East Yorkshire country road after crashing with a fence and an electrical pole.

At 12.20am on Tuesday in Paull, the collision happened while Chris Steel, the driver of an Audi S5, was traveling along Dark Lane.

The crash happened at 12.20am on Tuesday in Paull when Chris Steel, the driver of an Audi S5, was traveling along Dark Lane.

Although the individual was regrettably found dead at the site, emergency services were contacted. In spite of the diligent efforts of paramedics, Chris Steel passed away as a result of his injuries on the scene, leaving his loved ones and the entire Thorngumbald community tormented by an immense sense of loss.

To identify the circumstances behind the disaster, local authorities have launched a thorough investigation.

Public Help Needed

In a recent appeal, Humberside Police asked anyone who may have seen the incident in question or who may have any relevant dashcam video to come forward and help with their continuing investigation.

In order to gather data, put together the events, and assure a complete and accurate picture of the situation, they urgently need the assistance of the public.

Anyone who was on the scene or nearby when the event happened is being contacted by the police, and they are urged to call  non-emergency number 101 and reference log 7 of September 12.

A spokesman said:

“Following a fatal road traffic collision on Dark Lane, Paull in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 12 September) officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
We were called at 12.20am to reports that a white Audi S5 had collided with a fence near to the entrance of Checkers before travelling along a grass verge further colliding with an electrical pole.
Emergency services were deployed to the scene and despite their efforts, the driver of the car died at the scene.
The man’s family have been informed and are being supported by our officers at this awful time.
We would appeal for anyone who witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage to contact us on our non-emergency number 101 quoting log 7 of 12 September.”

Thorngumbald Community mourns the death of Chris Steel

The Thorngumbald community and surrounding locations have shown their support and sympathies in response to Chris Steel’s passing. This tragic occurrence serves as a sobering reminder of how crucial road safety is, especially on the twisting and frequently hazardous roads that crisscross rural areas like East Yorkshire. To reduce the possibility of further accidents, local officials are advising all drivers to drive with great caution and below the posted speed limits.

The people of Thorngumbald and the larger area of East Yorkshire will definitely come together in the wake of this devastating loss, bringing consolation and solidarity as they remember Chris Steel and honor the life of a beloved local who left an everlasting impact on their hearts.


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