West Yorkshire Police

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Appeal, Collision, Halifax

Wednesday August 9, 2017

Police are appealing for information following a collision on Tuesday evening (Aug 8) in Halifax.

The incident occurred around 6.15pm after a blue Volkswagen Scirocco was requested to stop by police in the King Cross area, but failed to do so. 

The Scirocco then travelled along Manor Drive, failing to give way at the junction with Free School Lane. The vehicle continued before colliding with a tree. As it did so it also collided with a pedestrian. 

The driver, a 51-year-old man fled the vehicle but was detained by officers before being taken to hospital for treatment for his injuries. He has since been discharged.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 60’s sustained minor injuries. 

Enquiries are ongoing and police are appealing for anyone who may have seen the vehicle travelling in the time before the incident, or who has any information is asked to contact PC 3387 Mark Maiden at the Western Safer Roads and Neighbourhood Support Team via 101 quoting 13170364927. 

Information can also be passed to the independent crime fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

For non-emergencies dial 101
In an emergency always dial 999


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