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Police appeal after fatal collision in Holmfirth

An investigation is underway after a 17-year-old man died and three others were seriously injured in a collision near Holmfirth in West Yorkshire.

It happened when four cars were in a collision on the A635 Greenfield Road around 4.44pm yesterday.

A 17-year-old passenger in one of the cars died as a result of the crash. A 56-year-old man was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary suffering serious injuries, along with a 17-year-old female driver and a 36-year-old man.

The A635 was closed for much of the evening while recovery and investigation work was carried out.

Enquires are ongoing into what has clearly been a very serious multi vehicle collision which has resulted in the death of a 17-year-old male.

We would like to speak to anyone who saw the incident or the manner of driving of any of the vehicles in the moments before this collision.

Anyone who has information is asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101."

– PS Carl Quinn, West Yorkshire Police

An 18-year-old female driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been bailed pending further enquiries.


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A pedestrian who died following a collision in Thongsbridge on Friday 29 August, has been named as Grace Dyson,18, from Holmfirth.

Police are still appealing for witnesses who may have seen the incident which occurred at around 6.15pm.

Grace was walking along Springwood Road with a male friend when she came off the pavement and in to the road, colliding with a Nissan Cabstar tipper van. She died at the scene.

18-year-old knocked down and killed near Holmfirth

Police are appealing for witnesses after an 18-year-old woman was knocked down and killed near Holmfirth.

It happened around 6.15pm yesterday when the woman was walking along Springwood Road at Thongsbridge. Officers say she came off the pavement and into the road and was in collision with a tipper van. The woman who is believed to be local died at the scene.

"As part of our enquiries we are keen to speak to anyone who either witnessed the collision itself or who believes they saw the vehicle or pedestrian involved immediately prior to the collision." said Detective Sergeant Carole Greaves, West Yorkshire Police

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