West Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in Huddersfield.
Police say the incident happened at 6pm on Monday 1st February on Hillhouse Lane inHuddersfield.
The 32-year-old man suffered head injuries and was taken to hospital after his motorcycle collided with a stone wall under the bridge.
One lane of the M62 is closed Eastbound and there is queueing traffic due to an accident between Junction 24 A629 (Ainley Top) and Junction 25 A644 (Brighouse), with congestion to Junction 23 A640 / A643 (Huddersfield). This is affecting traffic heading from Huddersfield towards Leeds.
There will be a debate in Parliament today about the future of Accident and Emergency services at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.
It was announced last month that the A and E department in the town would close in favour of keeping emergency care at Calderdale Royal Hospital in Halifax.
The debate was secured by the Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney who says the proposal to close the Huddersfield department is completely the wrong decision and needs overturning.
The actor Sir Patrick Stewart has also voiced his support for the campaign to save the unit. The Mirfield born star says the closure would be a "grave mistake."
The actor Sir Patrick Stewart has tweeted his support for a campaign to save Huddersfield's A&E department. The Mirfield born star says the closure would be a "grave mistake."
The department's future is in doubt with plans being considered by the trust which runs hospitals in Huddersfield and Halifax.
It wants just one A&E department, which would be at Halifax not Huddersfield.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a child was injured in a 'hit-and-run' in Huddersfield.
Police say the collision happened shortly after 5pm today on a pedestrian crossing near the junction with Barr Street.
The incident involved a car described as a family-sized hatchback or a similar size to a Ford focus. The child sustained minor injuries but was able to get home from the incident.
Detectives say the driver of the car stopped briefly at the crossing before driving away.
Two sex offenders are facing more than 26 years behind bars following a major police investigation into a child sex and indecent images ring in West Yorkshire.
Andrew Lynes from Huddersfield and James Bould from Dewsbury, were sentenced to 12 and a 1/2 years and 14 years respectively at Leeds Crown Court today for a number of sexual offences.
Bould was sentenced after pleading guilty to eight offences including sexual activity with a child, causing a child to engage in sexual activity, distributing indecent photographs of a child and making indecent photographs of a child.
Lynes pleaded guilty to 11 offences including sexual activity with a child, paying for the sexual services of a child and taking indecent pictures of children.
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Police are appealing for witnesses after an incident in a Huddersfield bar which left a man with serious injuries.
The incident happened in the corridor outside the toilets at Mavericks bar, King Street, in Huddersfield, at around 2:22am on Sunday 17 January.
A 39-year-old man suffered a fractured skull and bleed on the brain and is still in hospital.
Detective Constable Cath Lowdon, of Kirklees CID, said: "We would like to speak to anyone who was in Mavericks bar that evening and witnessed this incident which left a man with serious injuries."
Campaigners fighting against proposals to close Huddersfield Royal Infirmary's Accident and Emergency Department will host their first public meeting tonight.
The event will take place at Huddersfield Methodist Mission at 7pm.
Around 1000 people attended a rally against the closure last weekend.
A public consultation on the proposals is expected to begin next month.
Around 1,000 people have turned out at a public rally in Huddersfield organised by campaigners trying to save the town's Accident and Emergency department.
Plans were announced earlier this week that could see the Huddersfield unit close rather than the one at Calderdale Royal Infirmary in Halifax. The campaign group has organised a further meeting for next Wednesday.