VIDEO: Police join in Mannequin Challenge internet craze

An international internet craze is helping West Yorkshire Police officers to promote road safety.

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Members of the force have release a Mannequin Challenge video, in which they are frozen at the scene of an accident, caused by a driver using his mobile phone.

The police video shows the frozen reactions of the victim, driver and emergency services after the incident.

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After 40 seconds, those involved spring back into life to deal with the consequences.

The video ends with a safety message highlighting the four major causes of fatal road collisions - inappropriate speed, drink and drug driving, using mobile phones and not wearing seatbelts.

The Mannequin Challenge is a viral trend which sees people freeze in action for a period of time.