A man has died following a traffic accident in Cullingworth.

The motorist is understood to have been in his 70s and from Denholme.

Police have not released any further information about the victim, who died on Tuesday afternoon following an accident earlier that day.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said the man had become “seriously ill” while at the wheel of his vehicle before being involved in a collision with a parked car. No one else was injured in the incident.

The accident took place shortly before 11am in Halifax Road. Police closed the route, and the driver was taken to Bradford Royal Infirmary.