Driver dies after HGVs collide on A1 in West Yorkshire

One man has died and another has been taken to hospital after two heavy goods vehicles collided at a junction of the A1 in West Yorkshire.

Police said the crash happened just after 0100 GMT at junction 39 of the road between Barnsdale Bar and Wentbridge.

The driver of one of the vehicles, a 54-year-old man, died at the scene. The other driver suffered minor injuries.

Officers want to speak to anyone who saw the crash.

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