Leeds & West Yorkshire

Two dead and third injured after Oulton car smash

Two men have been killed and another man is in hospital after a car crash in a village near Leeds.

West Yorkshire Police said a black Renault Clio overturned several times in Oulton and hit a lamppost before coming to a halt in a field.

The 24-year-old driver and a 25-year-old passenger, both from Rothwell, were pronounced dead at the scene on Sunday.

A 29-year-old passenger was taken to Leeds General Infirmary with minor injuries.

The vehicle was heading towards Rothwell when it crashed on Methley Lane at about 21:30 BST. Police are appealing for witnesses.

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