The cyclist injured in this morning’s crash at Fixby is now said to have suffered potentially life-threatening injuries.
Police have just put out an update on the accident which happened at the junction of Clough Lane and Lightridge Road not far from Huddersfield Golf Club.
Officers have revealed that four cyclists were involved in the incident and three were left injured – two seriously.
The accident happened at 8.50am this morning and police have appealed for witnesses. They believe the driver of a blue van may have vital information that could help the investigation.
A police spokeswoman said: “A black Volkswagen Golf travelling along Clough Lane towards Fixby was turning right into Lightridge Road when it has been involved in a collision with a group of cyclists travelling in the opposite direction.
“The cyclists were in a group of four riding single file. Two of the cyclists were seriously injured – with one being treated for potentially life-threatening injuries - while a third suffered minor injuries. The fourth cyclist was not injured.
“Police are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision itself or the manner of driving or riding of any of the vehicles involved prior to the incident. Officers are particularly keen to speak to the driver of a blue van which was behind the Golf at the time of the collision.”
The road was closed for accident investigation work until 1.10pm and caused tailbacks with vehicles diverted through Brighouse.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Western Area Safer Roads and Neighbourhood Support Team via 101, quoting log 506 of 18/11.