Leeds & West Yorkshire

Brighouse crash: Man and woman killed

Wakefield Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The cars were both heading towards Brighouse when the crash took place

Two people have died after two cars crashed in West Yorkshire, with one failing to stop at the scene.

A white Vauxhall Corsa and a green VW Golf collided on Wakefield Road in Brighouse on Tuesday night.

A man, 30, and a woman, 26, who were in the Volkswagen, died at the scene. 

Police said the Vauxhall was found a short time later and a 20-year-old man was was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. 

West Yorkshire Police appealed for witnesses to the crash, which happened between Loxley Road and Sherwood Road at 20:40 BST, to contact them.

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