Man arrested after A63 crash causes traffic chaos in Hull (video)
A man has been arrested for assault and drink driving following a crash on the A63 this morning which caused traffic chaos.
A Ford Mondeo ended up facing the wrong way on Castle Street after colliding with a lamppost, opposite the Holiday Inn, at around 5am.
One lane on the eastbound carriageway of Castle Street had to be closed to recover the car and also to make the lamppost safe.
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A man travelling in the rear of the Mondeo was taken to hospital with non-lief threatening chest injuries.
The male driver, 35, was arrested in connection with an assault and also for drink driving.
One east bound lane on Castle Street remained closed to enable recovery of the car and also to allow an electrician to make safe the damaged lamppost.
The lamppost was eventually taken down and the road re-opened at approximately 9.45am.
The accident caused traffic to queue from the Waterhouse Lane junction to the Prince's Dock Street junction and right along to St Andrews Quay during the morning's rush hour.