POLICE are appealing for information following a fatal crash in Apperley Bridge.

A woman in her 30s died in the collision which happened at about 5.40am today on Harrogate Road.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Police say she was the sole occupant of a black Vauxhall Astra, travelling away from Bradford, which was in collision with a Ford Focus, parked on the road close to the junction with Parkin Lane.

Road closures remain in place on Harrogate Road today and motorists are advised to find an alternative route.

The collision is being investigated by the Major Collision Enquiry Team (MCET), who are appealing for witnesses. They would also like to hear from anyone who saw the movements of the Astra beforehand and anyone who may have dashcam footage which may assist the investigation.

MCET can be contacted on 101.

The incident reference is 13200312582.