Leeds & West Yorkshire

Man arrested after fatal car crash in Kirkstall

A private hire cab driver has died after a collision with a stolen car in Leeds that led to two men fleeing the scene at Kirkstall.

West Yorkshire Police said the stolen BMW and a Skoda Octavia private hire vehicle crashed on Argie Avenue.

Two men in the BMW fled from the scene, near the Woodside View and Burley Wood Lane junctions, on Saturday.

A 23-year-old man was later arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

The 49-year-old private hire driver died later in hospital.

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