An urgent call to find witnesses of an accident involving an ambulance was launched.

The emergency services vehicle was carrying a patient to the Royal Hull Infirmary when it collided with a Toyota Yaris on Leads Road in Hull.

The patient was injured in the accident that closed the road at rush hour, while paramedics were shaken.

He needed "urgent medical care" before the incident. The driver of the car was unharmed, but suffered a shock after the collision.

This happened around 7:15 and Leads Road was not reopened until 11:30.

An ambulance collided with a Toyota at Leads Road

On Monday, the Yorkshire Ambulance Service confirmed that he was working with the police to investigate what happened.

Reaffirming their call Tuesday, a Humberside police spokesman said: "Around 7:10 yesterday morning (Monday, December 2), a silver Toyota Yaris was colliding with an ambulance.

"The collision took place at the junction of Rotterdam Road and we call on other witnesses.

"The ambulance was carrying a man who needed urgent medical attention, was slightly injured in the collision and was transported to the Hull Royal Infirmary and remains in the hospital.

"If anyone has witnessed this collision and he has not yet contacted us, please call 101, non-urgent, mentioning the newspaper 55 of 2 December 2019."

As a result of the accident, the injured patient was transferred to a second ambulance which led him to the hospital.

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