A man who allegedly fled the scene of a car crash leaving his two seriously injured children in the wreckage has been arrested.

Police confirmed yesterday that 39-year-old Umba Ali was detained in Frizinghall at 5pm on Monday.

He is suspected to have been driving a Vauxhall Zafira which was in a crash with an Alfa Romeo in Queen’s Road, Manningham, at its junction with Valley Road, at 9.30pm on Saturday.

Four people, including Ali’s two-year-old and four-year-old were injured in the accident.