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A man suffered neck and nose injuries following a collision between a yellow Volkswagen Lupo and a silver-coloured Toyota Corolla in Bradford Road, Batley, at 11.10am.
The accident occurred at the entrance of Carlinghow Mills. Two fire crews from Dewsbury attended and officers extracted a man and a woman from the vehicles.
Police said the man went to hospital for assessment. The female driver was unhurt.
The road is now clear.


We are receiving reports of a traffic collision on Bradford Road in Batley near to Carlinghow Mills. Reports that the road is blocked. We’ll bring you more asap


We’ve got more on the road accident, in which a boy has been injured.

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance


The Yorkshire Air Ambulance

We are receiving reports that the Yorkshire Air Ambulance landed in Knowl Park in Mirfield a short time ago. We are checking out reports that someone has been knocked off a bike nearby.

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Travel update:

One lane blocked and queueing traffic due to broken down vehicle on M62 Westbound at J18 M60 / M66 (Simister Island), congestion on M62 to J20 A627(M) Rochdale.


One lane blocked and queueing traffic due to broken down vehicle on M62 Westbound at J18 M60/M66 (Simister Island), congestion to J20 A627(M) Rochdale.

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