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Driver seriously injured in collision in Leeds

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision on the M621 in Leeds which left a driver in a serious condition.

A 24-year-old driver was seriously injured in the collision Credit: Press Association

At 3.40am today a black Renault Megane Coupe was being driven on the M621 from Junction 27 of the M62 towards Leeds city centre when it left the carriageway and overturned before colliding with a large motorway sign causing extensive damage to the vehicle.

The driver, a 24-year-old man from Liversedge, was seriously injured and is currently being treated at Leeds General Infirmary.

Another man, who had been a passenger in the vehicle, was also injured and was taken to hospital but his injuries were less serious than the driver’s.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who saw the vehicle in the area in the time leading up to the collision is asked to contact PC 571 Richard Whiteley of Safer Roads and Neighbourhood Support East via 101 quoting log number 145 of March 12.