Man dies in late-night Pontefract road smash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision, which occurred at 11.22pm yesterday evening, Monday August 27, on Cromwell Crescent in Pontefract.

A BMW X5 was travelling along the road when it collided with a parked Peugeot and Hyundai.

It came to rest after rolling in the carriageway, causing fatal injuries to the 35-year-old male driver.

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Anyone who saw the BMW being driven prior to the incident or the collision itself is asked to contact the non-emergency number 101.

Alternatively, you can use the live-chat facility, via the ‘Contact Us’ section of the force website.