Huddersfield boy fighting for his life after car smashes into a wall

A 17-year-old boy from Huddersfield is fighting for his life in hospital after the car he was travelling in came off the road close to Halifax.

According to West Yorkshire Police (WYP), the teenager was one of four occupants of a blue Ford Fiesta which veered off Saddleworth Road, at the junction with Church Lane, Barkisland, yesterday evening (Tue).

At around 9.15pm, the car left the road on a bend and hit a parked vehicle before smashing into a wall.

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The Fiesta then collided with another vehicle and came to a stop outside a farm building.

All four male occupants of the car were taken to hospital for treatment, with two suffering serious injuries.

Police say the injuries sustained by a 17-year-old Huddersfield boy as a result of the crash have been described as “potentially life threatening”.

The Western area Roads Policing Unit are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

A spokesperson for WYP said: “Anyone who saw the Ford Fiesta prior to the collision, the incident itself, or who has any mobile phone or dashcam footage is asked to contact the Western Area Roads Policing Unit on 101 referencing police log number 1870 of May 18.”

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YorkshireLive – Halifax