Leeds & West Yorkshire

Woman, 51, critical after Dewsbury crash

A woman is critically ill following an accident involving a lorry and a car in West Yorkshire.

Officers were called to the junction of the A638 Halifax Road with Staincliffe Hall Road in Dewsbury on Monday.

The area was being controlled by temporary traffic lights when the lorry and a Ford Mondeo collided.

A 51-year-old driver of the Mondeo was taken to Leeds General Infirmary. The road was closed for more than five hours.

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