Breaking: Five dead after stolen car crashes into tree in Leeds

Five males including three children were killed on Saturday night in Leeds when a stolen car collided with a tree.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 26th November 2017, 9:27 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:10 pm

Police were called to Stonegate Road in the Meanwood area of the city at 9.54pm where the Renault Clio crashed.

A 12-year-old, two 15-year-olds, a 24-year-old and a 28-year-old died in the smash, West Yorkshire Police said, while two 15-year-olds are in police custody.

The families of the deceased have all been informed, investigators said.

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Stonegate Road remains closed while the major collision enquiry team investigates the cause of the accident.

More to follow