Appeal: Fatal Collision, Penistone Road, Birdsedge

Wednesday 9 September 2020

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a collision in Kirklees.

Officers were called to Penistone Road in Birdsedge at 16.46 yesterday afternoon to reports of a two vehicle collision.

It’s understood the driver of the Mazda 6 a 74 year old man had a medical episode at the wheel.

His vehicle was in collision at low speed with another vehicle.

The 74 year old died at the scene.

No one else was injured.

Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the Madaza 6 driving on the A629 prior to the collision and particularly any witnesses with dashcam footage.

Information can be given via 101 or the online options at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/contactus quoting log 1249 of 8 September

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