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Two people in hospital and 10 wounded after coach and lorry crash on M62

Two people have been taken to hospital and 10 others are described as walking wounded after a coach and a lorry were in collision on the M62 in West Yorkshire .

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The crash happened on the westbound carriageway just after Stott Hall Farm between junction 22 (Rishworth Moor ) and 23 (Huddersfield) at around 3.10am this morning.

Eight fire engines were involved in the operation to free the National Express Coach driver who was trapped in the wreckage. The 36-year-old was taken to hospital in Salford for treatment for serious leg injuries. The lorry driver, was treated in hospital in Oldham for whiplash.

The motorway was closed for several hours. All the lanes have now re-opened but there are long delays and motorists are being urged to plan extra time for their journeys.


Man assaulted outside Huddersfield takeaway shop

An investigation is underway after an 18-year-old man was assaulted outside a takeaway shop in Huddersfield.

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It happened on John William Street between 4am and 4.30am on Sunday July 3. The victim was attacked outside the Burger Time takeaway. He had shortly before intervened in an altercation near Kirkgate in the town.

I believe this to be an unprovoked attack and am keen to speak to anyone who was in the area around the time of the incident who may have witnessed some or all of what happened at either Kirkgate or John William Street, or anyone who has any information to come forward. Enquiries are ongoing."

– Detective Cons Simon Thomas - Kirkless CID


Appeal after Huddersfield man dies in collision

Police are asking for information after a man died following a collision in Huddersfield on Thursday morning.

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The incident occurred around 10am on Lindley Moor Road, near to the Wappy Spring Inn, when a Green Renault Megane and blue Ford Focus were involved in a collision.

The driver of the Renault Megane, an 80-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment. He died a short time later.

The driver of the Ford Focus, a 56-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

Man injured in machete attack in Huddersfield

A man has been seriously injured after being attacked by a man armed with a machete in Huddersfield.

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The 32-year-old suffered a serious head injury and was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary. He is said to be in a stable condition.

It happened yesterday Sunday July 3 at the Spa Car Wash on Manchester Road in Thornton Lodge at around 14.40pm.

I would appeal to anyone who was in and around the area on Sunday afternoon who may have witnessed the incident, or who may have any information to come forward. Enquiries are ongoing."

– Det Constable Paul Morrison, West Yorkshire
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