West Yorkshire Police

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Appeal, Serious Collision, Halifax

Thursday 10 August, 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision on Wednesday evening (August 9) in Halifax.

The incident occurred shortly before 5pm at the Junction of the A58 Rochdale Road and Pye Nest Road in Halifax when a cyclist and bus were in collision.

The cyclist, a 49-year-old man was taken to Leeds General Infirmary by Air Ambulance with serious injuries.

A number of local road closures were in place to allow the emergency services to conduct their initial enquiries.

Officers are appealing for anyone who was in the area who may have seen the cyclist or the bus in the time before the incident, or who witnessed the collision itself to come forward with any information. They are also appealing for any passengers travelling on the bus journey who may have any information and not yet spoken to police to get in contact. Enquiries are continuing.

Anyone who witnesses the collision or with information is asked to contact PC Stuart Parkin at the Western Safer Roads and Neighbourhoods Support Team via 101 quoting 13170366425.

Location

Rochdale Road, HX2 7JT

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