Police appeal after driver dies following collision with lamppost and tree in Shadwell

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Leeds.

Saturday, 19th June 2021, 10:53 am
Updated Saturday, 19th June 2021, 10:54 am
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Shadwell.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Shadwell.

A blue Mini Cooper left the road on Ash Hill Drive at Shadwell, and collided with a lamppost and a tree at 10.25am yesterday (June 18)

The driver, an 83-year-old local man, was taken to hospital for treatment and was sadly later pronounced dead.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or the movements of the vehicle prior to the collision, particularly anyone with relevant dashcam or CCTV footage.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on (01924) 293047 or via 101, quoting log number 455 of June 18 or online via: www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat**********************

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