16-year-old girl dies following fatal Halifax car crash
A 16-year-old girl has died following a fatal road traffic collision that took place on Queen’s Road in Halifax.
The girl suffered life-threatening injuries after the car she was travelling in collided with a wall around 10.49pm on Sunday.
A dark green coloured Mazda 323 vehicle is believed to have lost control and crossed the path of an oncoming vehicle, colliding with a building wall.
The 16-year-old female, who was the front seat passenger, suffered life threatening head injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary but passed away a day after the incident.
Detective Sergeant Carole Greaves of the Major Collision Enquiry Team confirmed: “A 16-year-old girl has sadly lost her life as a result of the serious injuries sustained during the collision on Sunday evening.”
A 22-year-old female driver suffered serious injuries in the collision, but these were not considered to be life-threatening, and is continuing to be treated at Leeds General Infirmary.
A 28-year-old female, who was a rear passenger in the vehicle, was also injured and is being treated at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary. Her injuries are not life threatening.
West Yorkshire Police’s Safer Roads and Neighbourhood Team (Western Area) are appealing for any witnesses or anyone who saw the vehicle being driven in the time immediately prior to the collision to get in touch.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team via 101 and quoting crime reference 13150259343.