Garforth crash: 81-year-old man dead after car crashes into barrier on Aberford Road

An 81-year-old man has died after his car crashed into a barrier in Leeds.

Thursday, 4th February 2021, 3:01 pm

It happened at 10.20am today on Aberford Road (A642) in Garforth.

A Mini Countryman crashed into a roadside barrier near to St Benedict's Church, a police spokesman confirmed.

The driver, an 81-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Aberford Road, Garforth (Photo: Google)

Aberford Road remains closed in both directions while the vehicle is recovered, from Parkinson Approach, near the Tesco superstore, to Station Road.

West Yorkshire Police are investigating the crash.