Man killed in Burley Road taxi crash named
A man who died when a car he was travelling in collided with a taxi in Leeds has been named by police.
Shamari Saws, 22, was in a Vauxhall Astra, containing four men in their 20s, which crashed at the junction of Burley Street and Burley Road, at 00:40 BST on Sunday, after it made off from officers.
Mr Saws, from the Chapeltown area, died in the collision, police said.
The taxi driver remains in a serious condition in hospital.
Two other men in the Astra are also in a serious condition, while the fourth was arrested at the scene on a warrant for unconnected matters.
A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said the matter had been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.