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Taxi driver suffers ‘potentially life-threatening’ injuries in Huddersfield crash

Updated: Sep 26, 2022

A taxi driver suffered potentially life-threatening injuries as part of a collision in Huddersfield on Saturday morning.

A black and white Toyota Prius taxi was involved in a collision with a Honda Civic Type R on Wakefield Road.

According to police sources, the taxi driver received ‘potentially life-threatening injuries’. Officers from West Yorkshire Police (WYP) are appealing to the public for anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

A WYP spokesperson said: “The incident happened shortly after 12.15am on Wakefield Road and involved two vehicles, a Honda Civic Type R and a black and white Toyota Prius taxi. The Honda was travelling along Wakefield Road in the direction of Denby Dale when it collided with the Toyota which was edging out of a junction close to a Tesco Express store.

"The collision resulted in the driver of the taxi suffering potentially life-threatening injuries."

Anyone who witnessed the collision or who may have dashcam or video footage of it or the circumstances leading up to it is asked to contact West Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Unit by calling 101 or go online at quoting reference 13220527053.


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