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Cleckheaton crash: Man charged with attempted murder

Scene of crash
Image caption The crash happened on Bradford Road in Cleckheaton shortly after midnight

A man has appeared in court charged with six counts of attempted murder after a car hit six pedestrians.

The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday in Bradford Road, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire.

Five of the injured pedestrians have since been released from hospital. A sixth - a man in his 40s - remains in a critical condition.

Andrew Wrigglesworth, 49, of Shirley Avenue, Birstall, was remanded in custody by magistrates in Leeds.

He is due to appear at Leeds Crown Court on 20 January.

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