Leeds runner narrowly misses Boston explosion

Jeremy Hughes, a firefighter from Morley, was running the marathon and had travelled with his wife and son. He spoke to us a short time ago and said had his wife not asked him to change meeting places, he would have been at the finishing line when the explosion went off.


Leeds runner at Boston blast

There are at least 20 people from our region who have taken part in the Boston Marathon - the scene of two explosions. Jeremy Hughes from Leeds, who ran the marathon, spoke to us from his hotel room.