THE family of a man who died in a crash between a HGV and an ambulance have paid tribute to the 'devoted family man.'

Trevor Bailey, who was 62 years old, died after the collision on the A1079, on Hull Road, at 3.30pm on Thursday, April 22.

His family said he was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

"Trevor was a devoted family man who would do anything to help people.

"We have been overwhelmed with the messages of support received.

"Trevor was loved by so many and will be dearly missed."

Humberside Police said: "Trevor’s family have asked for their privacy to be respected at this difficult time whilst they are dealing with their loss."

As The Press reported at the time, the A1079 Hull Road was closed both ways at Wilberfoss for most of the night after the collision which happened between Sutton Lane and Sand Lane close to the Steer Inn.

A spokesperson for Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust said at the time: “We can confirm that an emergency ambulance was involved in a road traffic collision at 3.30pm on April 22 on the A1079, Hull Road between Wilberfoss and Barmby Moor.

“First and foremost our thoughts are with the family of the man who sadly passed away at the scene.

“We are working with the police to help with their investigation into the cause of the collision.”

Police say they are continuing to appeal for any witnesses who have not yet spoken to them to get in touch as a matter of urgency.

A spokesperson fro Humberside Police said: "If you saw either the collision itself, the vehicles prior to the collision or if you have dash-cam footage showing the ambulance or the HGV prior to the collision, please call our non-emergency number 101 quoting log 289 of April 22.

"Alternatively, you can phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."