Woman killed and two children seriously injured in West Yorkshire crash

A woman was killed and two children seriously injured in a car crash in West Yorkshire.

Wednesday, 22nd April 2020, 4:13 pm
Updated Wednesday, 22nd April 2020, 4:16 pm
A woman was killed and two children seriously injured in a crash near Flockton. Photo: Google.

It happened at 5.50pm on Monday, April 20 on the A637 Barnsley Road, near Flockton.

A Fiat Punto, travelling in the direction of Flockton from Grange Moor, left the carriageway and crashed into a tree.

Daniell Broadhead, 33, from Barnsley, was seriously injured in the crash.

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She died a short time later.

Two boys, aged 22 months and seven, were in the car at the time of the crash.

They were taken to hospital for checks and treatment.

The seven year old was discharged following treatment to an arm injury.

The 22 month old remains in hospital for treatment to head injuries.

The injuries are serious but not considered life threatening.

Detective Inspector Paul Conroy from the Major Collision and Enquiry Team, said: “This was a truly tragic incident in which a woman has sadly lost her life and two children have also been seriously injured.

"Specially trained officers are supporting the victim's family at this time as our investigation into what caused her car to leave the road continues.

“I would like to appeal to anyone who saw the crash or the Fiat Punto in the moments before the collision or who has dashcam footage to contact us.

"Information can be given to MCET on 101 quoting log 1525 of Monday 20 April.”