AN 18-year-old woman has died in a crash in Driffield.

The woman, who is from the East Yorkshire area, is understood to have been driving a grey Suzuki vehicle which collided with a telegraph pole off the B1249 at Driffield, near Tranmere Farm.

The crash happened shortly before 10am yesterday.

The woman, who has not been named, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Firefighters and paramedics attended and road closures were in place on the B1249 at Octon Side until about 3pm.