Hen party minibus crash driver arrested

Bethany Jones
Bethany Jones

The driver of a minibus carrying a hen party which was in a fatal collision with a lorry on the M62 has been arrested.

He was among those injured in the incident with left Bethany Jones, 18, dead and 12 people, injured on April 26.

Miss Jones, from South Elmsall, was among 21 women on the bus heading to a Liverpool hen party.

Police confirmed a 62-year-old man from Bradford had been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

He has been bailed while inquiries continue.

The lorry driver, who is from St Helen’s, was previously arrested on suspicion of the same offence and remains on police bail.