Police van involved crashes while on emergency call

Police van crashes with Honda Civic at Hipperholme crossroads on Thursday August 30, at 9.20pm. Submitted by @ThomasDenham123 on Twitter.
Police van crashes with Honda Civic at Hipperholme crossroads on Thursday August 30, at 9.20pm. Submitted by @ThomasDenham123 on Twitter.
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A police van crashed with a Honda Civic on Thursday night at Hipperholme crossroads.

The Iveco police van was travelling down Denholme Gate Road towards Brighouse at 9.20pm.

It was on an emergency call with sirens and lights on when it collided with the Honda Civic which was turning right from Leeds Road.

A police spokesperson said: “A police vehicle was responding to and emergency incident travelling towards Brighouse.

“On approaching the traffic lights it came to a halt and and proceeded through the lights at low speed when it collided with the vehicle which was turning on to Denholme Gate Road.”

No one was injured but, as this dramatic picture submitted on Twitter by @ThomasDenham123 shows, there was damage to both vehicles.

The incident will be reviewed but is not under investigation.