A HEAD on collision on a busy Kirklees road caused rush hour misery for commuters yesterday evening.
Police were forced to close the A62 Leeds Road at Birstall Smithies following a two car smash at the junction with the A652 Bradford Road at 5.26pm.
The accident at the Birstall Smithies traffic lights near the Grey Hound pub saw a Vauxhall Vectra and a Volvo collide head on.
A third vehicle, also a
Volvo, then bumped into the two vehicles. No one was seriously hurt but the male driver of the Vectra was taken to hospital to be checked over.
The road was re-opened at 6.45pm.