Leeds & West Yorkshire

Leeds teen dies after veering off Pontefract road

A teenager has died after the car she was driving veered off the road and into a stream, police have confirmed.

A member of the public reported seeing an upturned car in a stream in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, shortly after 02:30 BST.

The 19-year-old woman from Leeds was pronounced dead in hospital and her family has been informed.

West Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which took place on Skinner Lane.

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