Police repeat witnesses appeal as baby dies after Rodley crash


Police have issued a new appeal for witnesses after a baby involved in a collision near Rodley died in hospital. 

The four-month-old boy died yesterday (Wednesday) following the collision on the A1620 Horsforth Road near Rodley, which happened at about 4.55pm on Monday (12 February). 

The incident involved a Vauxhall Vivaro van which was travelling northbound when it was in a head-on collision with a Toyota Auris.  

Two women from the Toyota and a man from the Vivaro were also taken to hospital for treatment.   

The 54-year-old male driver of the Vivaro was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and was released on bail yesterday for enquiries to continue.  

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who has footage that will assist this investigation is asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101, or by using the livechat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website. The reference to quote is 13240081077. 



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