Police statement after woman seriously injured in M62 ‘convoy’ crash

M62 Cleckheaton
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Police are appealing for witnesses following a ‘convoy’ crash on the M62 motorway near Cleckheaton .

The accident happened just after 9pm on Wednesday (May 22) when a grey Audi A3 was in collision with the central reservation, close to Hartshead Moor Services on the eastbound carriageway.

The female passenger of the Audi suffered serious injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening.

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Enquiries suggest the vehicle was travelling at speed and in convoy with another car just prior to the collision, a spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police has said.

A police spokesperson added: “If you can assist this investigation then please contact the Roads Policing Unit on 101, or by using the livechat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website, quoting reference 13240276008.”

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