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Man, 64, taken to hospital after serious collision in Huddersfield

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in Huddersfield at the weekend.

The collision took place yesterday evening Credit: Press Association

Officers were called by the ambulance service at 21:28 on Sunday evening to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian.

A blue Kia Picanto was travelling along Manchester Road, Huddersfield in the direction of Morley Lane.

The car collided with a 64-year-old man who was walking beside the road.

He suffered serious injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for urgent medical treatment. He remains in hospital at this time.

Police are appealing to anyone who has any information about the collision or saw the car or pedestrian prior to the collision.

Man charged over deaths of brothers in Huddersfield house fire

Logan Taylor and Jake Casey Credit: Family photograph

A man is due to appear in court charged with gross negligence manslaughter over the deaths of brothers, aged two and three, in a house fire in Huddersfield.

Three-year-old Logan Taylor and his brother Jake Casey, two, died in the fire on Alder Street, Huddersfield on Saturday February 20, 2016.

The boys' mother and their older brother escaped.

Kamal Bains, 50, of Birkby, Huddersfield, will appear before Kirklees Magistrates Court next Friday.


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