Drug drive suspect arrested after man seriously injured in Leeds crash

A MAN was seriously injured when a car crashed  in Leeds in the early hours of New Year's Day.

Tuesday, 2nd January 2018, 3:03 pm
Updated Tuesday, 2nd January 2018, 3:50 pm
Moor Road, Hunslet. Image: Google

Police said a silver Vauxhall Corsa containing three men crashed into a fence and a lamp post on Moor Road, Hunslet, just after 3.30am on Monday January 1.

The Corsa ended up in the park area on the opposite side of the carriageway.

A 33-year-old man, who was the rear seat passenger,received serious injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment.

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The driver, a 23 year old man, was arrested on suspicion of drug driving.

Any witnesses to the incident or the manner of driving prior to the collision is asked to contact the non-emergency number 101.