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Driver died at wheel of articulated lorry making U-turn in Bradford street

The driver had been performing a U-turn at the junction of Station Road and Highfield Terrace in Cullingworth. Picture: Google
The driver had been performing a U-turn at the junction of Station Road and Highfield Terrace in Cullingworth. Picture: Google

A man died at the wheel of an articulated lorry as it carried out at U-turn in a Bradford street.

Police were called to Station Road in Cullingworth at around 12.40am yesterday morning to reports of a man unresponsive at the wheel.

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The articulated lorry had been completing a U-turn at the junction with Highfield Terrace and the vehicle came to a stand still.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "The driver, a man in his 50s, was found unresponsive.

"Paramedics attended and the driver was pronounced deceased at the scene."

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Now officers want to speak to any witnesses who saw the incident itself or who saw the lorry beforehand.

Contact the the investigation team via 101, quoting log number *818 of 24 April.