Man dies in Castleford car crash

A man has died after a crash in Castleford.

It happened at around 6:40pm on Saturday on Front Street near the junction with Rock Hill.

A Ford Fiesta, driven by a 73-year-old local man, was travelling along Park Road towards Pontefract when it turned on the mini roundabout to enter Front Street and went out fo control.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and officers believe he may have suffered a medical episode at the wheel.

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