Leeds & West Yorkshire

Two men critical after bus and car crash in Wakefield

Scene of bus crash
Image caption Eleven people on the bus were injured, including two who were seriously hurt

Two men remain critically ill after a crash between a bus and car in West Yorkshire which left another 13 people injured.

The single-decker bus and a blue VW Golf crashed on Doncaster Road, Wakefield, on Friday afternoon.

Police said two men, aged 20 and 29, travelling as passengers in the car, were in a critical condition.

Eleven people on the bus were injured, including two seriously. The bus driver and car driver were also hurt.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said the two bus passengers seriously hurt were both men aged 80 and 82.

The 64-year-old female bus driver's injuries were not life-threatening and the 30-year-old car driver was in a stable condition, the spokesman added.

Witnesses are being urged to contact the force's major collision inquiry team.

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