Family’s tribute to father of two killed in Dewsbury Road crash

The family of a man killed in a road traffic collision in Leeds last week have paid tribute to him.

Joseph Pearson, aged 24, from Leeds, died after the white Renault Kangoo he was driving overturned on Dewsbury Road, at 12:40am on Friday (21 July 2023).

The vehicle had been in collision with a blue Nissan Micra close to the junction with Grovehall Drive.

Paying tribute to the father-of-two today, his family said:

“Our son Joseph Pearson has been taken from us. His family and two young babies will miss him deeply.”

The occupants of the Nissan Micra suffered minor injuries as a result of the collision.

Three people arrested in connection with the collision have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Officers from West Yorkshire Police’s Major Collision Enquiry team are continuing to establish the circumstances that led to the collision and are asking that anyone who may have witnessed it or who may have dashcam or video footage contact them by calling 101 or go online at quoting reference 13230405441.


This post is based on a press release issued by West Yorkshire Police


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