Man dies driving wrong way down M1 near Leeds

A man has been killed while driving the wrong way down a slip road on the M1 near Leeds during a police pursuit.

Officers were attempting to stop the car in the early hours before it was in a crash with a van on the M62 eastbound entry slip road to the M1.

Police said they began following the Nissan Micra just after 04:00 BST on Hunslet Road in Leeds after it failed to stop for officers.

The slip road was closed for several hours.

Police said the van driver was not seriously hurt.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Leeds & West Yorkshire

Weather

Leeds

Min. Night 15 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.