Leeds A1 death crash driver named

A DRIVER who died when his car crashed into a lorry that was on the hard shoulder of the A1 in Leeds awaiting repairs near Leeds has been named.

The scene on the A1 at Bramham

Andrew Brooks, 45, of Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, was fatally injured in the collision, near junction 44 for Boston Spa, on Wednesday morning.

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His Vauxhall Zafira crashed into the back of the lorry, which had a puncture, shortly before 11am. Police are investigating the circumstances of the incident.

The northbound carriageway was shut for several hours following the crash.