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Emergency services have been called to Marsden today following a serious incident at Carrs Road.

An air ambulance has been seen landing nearby near Crow Hill and officers from West Yorkshire Police are also at the scene. Fire services were not needed.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said they were called to reports of a collision between a Vauxhall and an Audi at 11.26am. Yorkshire Ambulance Service meanwhile say they were called following a report of a person 'passed out'.

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Full story

Here is the full report following the tragic events of today.

Breaking: Man involved in collision has died

Sadly the man involved in the collision earlier today has died, police have confirmed.

Story so far

Here’s what we know so far on this story

"Suspected medical episode at the wheel"

Police have confirmed there has been a collision following a “suspected medical episode at the wheel”.

The man was driving a Vauxhall when it collided with an Audi and was treated at the scene.

The road has now re-opened.

Video from the scene

The air ambulance has now left the scene.

Pictures from the scene

The road is completely shut off.

Accident scene on Carrs Road, Marsden.
Accident scene on Carrs Road, Marsden.
Accident scene on Carrs Road, Marsden.
Accident scene on Carrs Road, Marsden.
Accident scene on Carrs Road, Marsden.
Accident scene on Carrs Road, Marsden.

Witness says driver has fallen ill at the wheel

Here’s what a witness at the scene has said:

“It looks like someone has been taken ill at the wheel. Paramedics were seen giving the driver emergency treatment in the road. The car that was being driven has hit a parked car.

“The Yorkshire Air Ambulance took off just before 12.50pm. It’s not clear if the casualty is on the helicopter as there are other ambulances at the scene. Several police vehicles are still here - the scene is about a quarter mile from the junction with Meltham Road.

“The road is completely shut off.”

"Male passed out"

A spokeswoman for Yorkshire Ambulance Service said:

“We were called at 11.22am to a male passed out. An air ambulance has attended the scene, as well as a rapid response vehicle, a road ambulance and a hazardous area response team.”

Police say it's a serious incident

Here is what West Yorkshire Police have told us:

A spokesperson said: “We were called to Carrs Road at 11.26am following reports of a road traffic collision involving two vehicles. A Vauxhall and Audi were involved.”

The spokesperson added there was no information about injuries at present but that the incident was “a serious one”.