A658 Pool Bank New Road: Man in his 60s from north Leeds dies after double-decker bus crash

A man who was seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Leeds has died in hospital.

Peter Nicholson, aged 69, from Gledhow, Leeds, died in Leeds General Infirmary on Saturday night after being injured in the collision on the A658 Pool Bank New Road on Thursday, December 15.

The incident happened at about 2pm when a blue Ford EcoSport SUV, which Mr Nicholson was a passenger in, was involved in a collision with a stationary unoccupied double decker bus near to the junction with Old Lane.

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The bus had been parked up at a bus stop at the time of the collision and the car was heading southbound away from the direction of the Dyneley Arms crossroads. The incident is being investigated by the Major Collision Enquiry Team and officers are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or the circumstances leading up to it, particularly anyone who saw the bus parked on the A658 and who has relevant dashcam footage of it.

Anyone with information is asked to contact MCET via 101 quoting reference 13220687504 or online.