Major crash shuts Pontefract road in both directions

A main road was closed near Pontefract following a serious collision between a lorry and a car on Friday. Wrangbrook Lane was closed in both directions following the crash this morning (Friday), which happened around 9am. Pictures from the scene showed a lorry and car had collided.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: "Emergency services are currently in attendance at a serious road traffic collision on Wrangbrook Lane, Upton in Pontefract. : Tragedy as man dies after being hit by car in horror Horsforth crash "Road closures are currently in place in both directions and people are advised to avoid the area at this time." Police, fire and ambulance services have been approached for more details.

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