Policewere called following a four vehicle smash in Batley.

The accident happened on Healey Lane at just before 4.30pm today — the second crash to happen on the road in just over a week.

Crash in Batley on April 17

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On April 17 four people were injured - two seriously - following a collision involving two cars.

The latest incident occurred near the junction with Clerk Green Street close to Jessop Park.

It involved a blue Ford Fiesta, a grey Vauxhall Insignia, a blue Toyota Yaris and a white Ford Transit.

Four people - a woman aged 24 and three men aged between 25 and 48 - were injured although not seriously.

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A police spokeswoman described them as walking wounded and added that they had been able to leave their vehicles.

Paramedics attended the scene as a precaution.

Police attended to control traffic while the cars were recovered, although the road was not closed.

The earlier more serious crash happened in a similar spot near the junction with Throstle Nest at just after 7pm.

Rescue workers battle to help a victim after horror crash on April 17. Picture by Mike Clark

Fire crews had to cut the roof off a Peugeot 108 involved and the driver of a Ford Fiesta was also seriously hurt.

The incident left the road closed for several hours and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance landed nearby.