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Good morning. Robert here with the early morning blog.

Appeal for dash cam footage

Police have appealed for dash cam footage over a fatal crash in Thornhill Road, Dewsbury, last night.

Investigators are piecing together what happened and want footage and witnesses who can help.

Police and ambulance crews at the scene of a fatal accident in Thornhill Road, Dewsbury.
Police and ambulance crews at the scene of a fatal accident in Thornhill Road, Dewsbury.

Police say a man in his 30s, who was driving a Toyota Yaris, died at the scene. The car was in collision with a Toyota Auris.

Anyone with information should ring the Major Collision Enquiry Team via 101 using the reference 13180287319.

Lunchtime round-up

Here’s the most read stories on our website today:

Huddersfield Town face Chelsea on the opening day of the 2018/19 campaign
Huddersfield Town face Chelsea on the opening day of the 2018/19 campaign
Police and ambulance crews at the scene of a fatal accident in Thornhill Road, Dewsbury.
Police and ambulance crews at the scene of a fatal accident in Thornhill Road, Dewsbury.
A white van runs a red light as a pedestrian steps on to the road. The incident on Queensgate took place next to an unmarked police car, which filmed it all on its on-board dash cam.
A white van runs a red light as a pedestrian steps on to the road. The incident on Queensgate took place next to an unmarked police car, which filmed it all on its on-board dash cam. (Image: WYP)

Fancy seeing the Huddersfield Giants for free?

You have until noon tomorrow to register your interest in seeing the Giants clash with the Catalans Dragons.

Huddersfield Giants offer v Catalans Dragons and Simon Woolford
Huddersfield Giants offer v Catalans Dragons and Simon Woolford

Travel update

Strong winds on the M62 between J21 (Milnrow) and J23 (Huddersfield). 50 mph speed limit has been set.

Man died in Dewsbury smash

Police have confirmed that a man has died after last night’s crash in Thornhill Road, Dewsbury. This is what we know so far.

The police will issue a full statement later.

Winds on the M62

We’ve seen reports of high winds on the M62 this morning so be wary on your travels this morning.

Serious crash in Dewsbury

We are checking out reports of a serious crash which closed Thornhill Road in Dewsbury last night.

Emergency services were called at 9.25pm and a man, believed to be the driver of a Toyota Yaris, was seriously injured.

The air ambulance was called but wasn’t needed.

We are waiting for a statement from West Yorkshire Police and will have an update as soon as possible.

Glorious West Yorkshire this morning

Premier League fixtures released at 9am

Don’t forget we’ll have Huddersfield Town’s Premier League fixtures for you from 9am over on our live fixtures blog.

The Premier League trophy inside the Etihad Stadium prior the Premier League match between Manchester City and Huddersfield Town in May
The Premier League trophy inside the Etihad Stadium prior the Premier League match between Manchester City and Huddersfield Town in May

Weather update

Here’s the outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Very windy today, with a yellow warning for wind in place until 3pm this afternoon.

Weather, Thursday June 14
Weather, Thursday June 14

It will be less windy on Friday and Saturday with sunny intervals interspersed with scattered heavy showers, these locally thundery on Saturday.

Travel round-up

Here’s the latest on the roads, mostly moving swiftly with no reported issues so far despite the windy weather:

A62 LEEDS ROAD - MIRFIELD

Traffic returned to normal on A62 Leeds road Westbound at A644 Wakefield Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout).

A629 SALTERHEBBLE HILL AND HUDDERSFIELD ROAD - HALIFAX

Traffic returned to normal on A629 Salterhebble Hill and Huddersfield Road around the hospital by A646 Dryclough Lane.

It's Thursday!

Welcome to your Thursday live blog, Ash here with today’s blog of breaking news, travel reports and local news with just a couple of days to go until the weekend!

Castle Hill by Helen Cubbon
Castle Hill by Helen Cubbon (Image: Helen Cubbon)

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