31/07/2008

Arrest Follows Road Crash Deaths

A motorist has been arrested in connection with the death of three people in a road traffic collision in Leeds.

A Ford Fiesta and Citroen C4 were travelling in the opposite direction when they were involved in the head-on collision on Ridge Road near Garforth just before midnight on Wednesday.

The Fiesta was heading from the Peckfield area towards Garforth while the C4 was travelling from Junction 47 towards Peckfield.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "The collision resulted in the death of the driver and two passengers, all of them males, in the Ford Fiesta.

"A 27 year-old man who was driving the Citroen C4 was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving."

The man remains in police custody and police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

(DS)(BMcC)


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