Bradford taxi driver suffers life-threatening injuries in Leeds crash (From Bradford Telegraph and Argus)
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Bradford taxi driver suffers life-threatening injuries in Leeds crash
8:07pm Sunday 1st September 2013 in News
A taxi driver from Bradford suffered ‘life-threatening injuries’ in a crash in Leeds early today.
It involved a Vauxhall Astra containing four men in their 20s and a Skoda Superb taxi, driven by a 35- year-old Bradford man, not yet been named by police.
A Leeds man, 22, a front seat passenger in the Astra died after the arriving in Leeds General Infirmary.
Police are investigating the crash, and have revealed that the Astra had sped away from a police vehicle shortly before the incident.
The crash happened at around 12.40am on Sunday at the junction of Burley Street and Burley Road.The other three men in the Astra suffered serious injuries. After the Astra made off, police followed but they were not involved in a pursuit.
One of the four men in the Astra, aged 27, was arrested on suspicion of an unrelated offence of perverting the course of justice.