Leeds & West Yorkshire

M1 slip road death crash driver: Police name Saqab Zabir

A driver who died going the wrong way down a slip road on the M1 near Leeds after a police pursuit has been named.

Officers had tried to stop a car driven by Saqab Zabir in the early hours of Friday before it crashed into a van on the M62 eastbound entry slip road to the M1.

The 26-year-old had been spotted just after 04:00 in a Nissan Micra on Hunslet Road but did not stop.

Mr Zabir was said by West Yorkshire Police to be "local to the Leeds area".

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