Four-month-old baby boy dies after Leeds Ring Road crashon February 15, 2024 at 12:50 pm

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The crash, involving a van and a taxi, happened on Leeds Ring Road near Rodley on Monday evening.

Road closure in Rodley, LeedsImage source, YappApp

A four-month-old boy has died after the taxi he was travelling in was involved in a collision in Leeds, police said.

The head-on crash between a Vauxhall Vivaro van and a Toyota Auris taxi happened on the A6120 Ring Road near Rodley just before 17:00 GMT on Monday.

The boy was taken to hospital but died on Wednesday, police confirmed.

The van driver, a man aged 54, was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and was bailed on Wednesday, police said.

The man, as well as two female occupants of the taxi also involved in the crash, had all received hospital treatment, according to West Yorkshire Police.

Emergency services at the scene of the two-vehicle collision

Image source, YappApp

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