Appeal: Fatal Road Traffic Collision, Westgate, Heckmondwike

Thursday 9th January,

Police in Kirklees are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision, which occurred at 3:45pm on Westgate in Heckmondwike yesterday afternoon (08/01).

A truck was in collision with an 81-year old local man, who was transported to Leeds General Infirmary with serious injuries, but sadly died.

Any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team (MCET) via the non-emergency number 101 quoting log reference 1007 of 08/01.

Likewise, we would ask anyone with dash-cam footage or CCTV from the area during this time to get in touch.

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