Accident in Ovenden: Update from police and video as helicopter scrambled to search for people from car after crash in Halifax last night

The police helicopter was called out to search for the occupants of one of the cars involved in a crash in Halifax last night.
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Police were called to the junction of Ovenden Way and Ovenden Road in Ovenden at 8.53pm after the accident involving a red Audi A3 and a white VW Golf.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: “The occupants of the Audi were reported to have left the scene and an area search was made, including use of an NPAS helicopter.

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"Three people in the Golf were checked over by paramedics with no serious injuries reported.

The crash in Ovenden last nightThe crash in Ovenden last night
The crash in Ovenden last night

"Anyone who witnessed this collision or who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area following the collision is asked to contact police via Live Chat online or by calling 101, quoting log 1883 of April 19.

"Motorists with dashcams are also asked to check whether they have captured any relevant footage.”