Grandmother fatal crash

A grandmother was killed in Bradford as she paid her taxi fare. Mary Byrne, who was 51, died on Saturday when her taxi and a BMW were involved in a collision.

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Full report: road safety campaign after Bradford grandmother dies

There are growing calls for new road safety measures to be installed outside a school in Bradford after the death of a 51-year-old grandmother.

Mary Byrne died moments after stepping from a taxi outside her home in Mandale Road.

Three people have been bailed by police as inqiries into her death continue.

Meanwhile parents at the school - which is attended by Mary's granddaughter - say speed restrictions must be put in place on the road before someone else dies.

More safety measures wanted on road where grandmother was killed

Flowers at the scene where Mary died

Parents of children at at Bradford school are backing calls for more safety measures on a road where a grandmother died.

51-year-old Mary Byrne was killed on Saturday when the taxi she'd been in was involved in a collision with another car on Mandale Road.

Now parents at the nearby St John's Primary School are calling for traffic calming measures on the road.

A prize winning road safety poster painted by Mary's seven-year-old granddaughter Grace hangs on the school gates.

Mary's granddaughter's poster


Family appeal for witnesses after fatal crash

Mary Byrne who died when the taxi she was in was in collision with another car Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The family of a woman killed when her taxi and a BMW were involved in a collision in Bradford have appealed for witness to the crash to come forward.

Mary Byrne, who was 51, died on Saturday as she paid her fare near her home in Buttershaw. The driver of the BMW has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, along with two other men.

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