Police close Wakefield road after serious crash

A major route into Wakefield has been closed following an accident.
A major route into Wakefield has been closed following an accident.

Police have closed a major route into Wakefield after a serious accident this morning.

The A642 Horbury Road is closed in both directions between the Thornes Road junction and the B6475 George A Green Road.

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 10am after a black Nissan Micra crashed.

An 82-year-old man has been taken to Pinderfields Hospital by ambulance.

No other vehicles were involved.

The road remains closed while police and firefighters continue to work at the scene.

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