Man taken to hospital with 'serious brain injuries' after crash in Leeds

A man has been taken to hospital with a 'serious brain injury' after a smash in Leeds.

Sunday, 27th May 2018, 12:50 pm
Updated Sunday, 27th May 2018, 1:16 pm
The serious crash on Roundhay Road

Scores of police cars and ambulances rushed to Roundhay Road at 8.46pm last night after reports of a serious collision.

The driver of one of the cars involved was found unconscious at the scene of the crash and was immediately taken to Leeds General Infirmary.

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West Yorkshire Police confirmed to the Yorkshire Evening Post today that the man, a 48-year-old, was thought to have serious brain injuries, but no further update on his condition has yet been made available.

The 26-year-old driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash was interviewed by police at a station last night.

A cordon was put in place on the road last night but the road has since been reopened.

A passer by who saw the crash scene said: "I saw at least six vans and lots of cars. I only drove past as I had to go up Roseville Road as it was cordoned off I didn't wait around to see.

"I presumed it was a shooting as I've never seen that many police cars together in my life and I have lived Chapeltown in over 34 years."