A MAN has died following a collision on a major Bradford route on Wednesday, police have confirmed. 

Pedestrian Stephen Ward, 37, from Bradford, suffered a serious head injury when he was in collision with a blue Volvo XC 60 on the A650 Shipley Airedale Road, at around 1.10pm.

He died in hospital yesterday.  

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "The driver of the vehicle was spoken to at the scene by officers.

"The investigation is now being led by the Major Collision Enquiry Team, who are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision, or with dashcam footage which may assist to come forward.

"The team can be contacted on 101 or by using the contact options on the West Yorkshire Police website.

"The log reference for the collision is 765 of February 12."

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Sending my deepest condolences to all family members.

Paul O'Toole

Thanks to everyone for your kind words on this sad occasion. It is a comfort to my family at this time. Thanks to air ambulance crew and emergency service along with Bradford Police and neuro team at LGI. RIP Stephen love Mum xx

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Very sad news his family are in our thoughts RIP 🙏

Jacqueline Howe

Farewell Stephen. You struggled in many aspects of life but as a human being you were gentle, kind and generous. Your willingness to help others will be remembered.

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The system failed you badly Stephen, but God won't. May your garden grow in Heaven.

Lee Mason

Rest in peace mate.

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So upsetting seeing the police attending the young man on my way home from work. That road is very busy with constant traffic. Hope this incident will prevent others from occurring.

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God bless him x Rip x

Kelly Wat

So tragic my thoughts go our to his family and friends through this sad time.

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So tragic and so young.My thoughts go out to his family and friends on this very sad day. RIP Stephen.

Carol Dyas

What a sorry and sad ending to a young life.

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love and miss you Stephen ,you were a good lad love Auntie Carol

carol campbell