Appeal for witnesses after 21-year-old woman dies in head-on crash on Highmoor Lane in Brighouse

A 21-year-old woman has died in a head-on crash in Calderdale.

Sunday, 23rd August 2020, 5:23 pm
Updated Sunday, 23rd August 2020, 5:24 pm

It happened shortly before 2.30pm on the A643 Highmoor Lane in Brighouse on Saturday.

A Vauxhall Corsa, which was travelling away from Brighouse, crashed with a Mercedes C180 travelling towards Brighouse.

A 21-year-old Dewsbury woman who was a passenger in the Vauxhall Corsa suffered serious injuries in the crash.

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Highmoor Lane in Brighouse (Photo: Google)

Despite receiving medical attention she was confirmed dead at the scene.

The West Yorkshire Police Major Collision and Enquiry Team (MCET) want to speak to anyone who may have information on the crash.

DS Alison Webb of the MCET said “This has clearly been a very serious incident in which a young woman has lost her life and we are conducting a full investigation into what took place.

“We are appealing for witnesses and I would like to speak to anyone who saw the collision or either the Mercedes or Corsa just prior to the incident taking place.

“We would also ask anyone who has dashcam footage of the collision or the vehicles driving just prior to the crash to contact us.

“Information can be given to MCET on 101 referencing police log 1017 of August 22 or online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat. “