Leeds & West Yorkshire

Bradford car crash leaves one boy dead and another hurt

A 15-year-old boy has died after the car he was in hit a wall and a telegraph pole in Bradford.

Police said the vehicle crashed in Gilpin Street at about 11:00 BST on Friday.

Saliq Amjad Malik, from Bradford, who was a passenger in the car, died in hospital from his injuries.

A 17-year-old boy, believed to be the driver, was later arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He remains in custody.

Another passenger, a 15-year-old boy, suffered serious injures which police described as not life-threatening.

Police are appealing for any witnesses, especially the occupants of a purple or maroon Peugeot car seen in the area at the time of the crash, to contact them.

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