Man injured in New Year car crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious road traffic collision which occurred on Moor Road in Hunslet in the early hours of New Year’s Day.

At 3:44am (1 January 2018) a silver Vauxhall Corsa containing three people was in collision with a fence and lamp post, before entering the park area on the opposite side of the carriageway.

A 33 year old man who was the rear seat passenger, subsequently received serious injuries and was transported to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment.

The driver of the vehicle, a 23 year old man was arrested on suspicion of drug driving.

Any witnesses to the incident or the manner of driving prior to the collision is asked to contact the non-emergency number 101.