THE man who died in a crash on Wakefield Road at the weekend has been named.

Paul Fleming, from Heckmondwike, died when the Nissan Micra car he was in came off the road near the National Coal Mining Museum and hit a tree.

The 34-year-old was a passenger in the crash at around 9.30pm.

The driver, a 24-year-old man believed to be from Dewsbury, was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and dangerous driving. He has been released on bail.

Mr Fleming’s death was the 12th on Wakefield Road in 16 years.