UPDATE: Man fighting for life and two teenagers seriously injured after car struck tree
THREE people were taken to hospital by ambulance after suffering serious injuries whenÂ a car crashed intoÂ a tree near South Kirkby .
Fire crews were called to deal with the incident on the B6422 Hemsworth Road just before 6.30pm last night (Mon Jan 23).
Police said a Peugeot 307 came off the road on a bend and collided with a tree as it was heading towards South Kirkby.ã€€
The 17-year-old youth who was driving and a 16-year-old boy who was a passenger suffered serious injuries and are being treated in hospital.ã€€
A rear seat passenger, a 27-year-old man, suffered life threatening head injuries and is in a critical but stable condition at Leeds General Infirmary.ã€€
Anyone who saw the collision or has any information should contact PC 264 Wilson at the Safer Roads and Neighbourhood Support Team (East) on 101 referencing police log 1254.