Man dies in Holmfirth crash

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Police are appealing for witnesses following the death of a man after the vehicle he was driving collided with a stone wall in Penistone Road, New Mill, Holmfirth, early today (Tues).

The collision occurred at the junction of Church Street, at around 12.30 am.

The black Suzuki Grand Vitara was travelling in the New Mill direction when it has left the road and collided with a dry stone wall.

The driver, who is believed to be a 20-year-old local man, was taken by ambulance to the Royal Huddersfield Infirmary but died shortly after.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or who saw the vehicle shortly beforehand.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101.