Saturday, 30 June 2018

Four dead and a teenage girl in critical condition following car crash with Uber in Leeds



Four men have died and a teenage girl is in a critical condition following a car crash in Leeds.
 
The victims, two of whom were aged 19, another 18 and a fourth 21, were pronounced dead at the scene on Broadway, the A6120 Leeds Outer Ring Road, near to the junction with Bank Gardens in Horsforth.
 
 
A 16-year-old girl who was also in the car is in a critical condition in hospital and a 17-year-old girl sustained non-life-threatening injuries.


Police were called after a collision between a Seat Leon car and an Uber Seat Alhambra people carrier at 2.41am on Saturday.


Police have launched an appeal for information



The driver of the Alhambra, a 42-year-old man from Bradford, was taken to hospital with injuries that are serious but not life-threatening.


Sergeant Fiona Hoodless said: "This is a very tragic incident where four young men have lost their lives and three other people are in hospital with serious injuries.


"The families of those involved are devastated by what has happened and we are doing everything we can to support them at this very difficult time.


The crash happened at about 2.41am


"We are carrying out extensive enquiries to establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident and that investigation is still at a very early stage.


"Early indications are that the Leon was travelling at speed at the time of the collision.


"We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision itself or saw the circumstances leading up to it.

        
"We are also keen to speak to anyone who saw the silver Seat Leon being driven in the area at any point prior to the collision, particularly anyone with dashcam footage that could assist the investigation."


Anyone with information is asked contact West Yorkshire Police's major collision enquiry team via 101 quoting log number 266 of Saturday 30 June.




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