Police in Calderdale are seeking information regarding a fatal road traffic accident. The incident, which occurred on Brow Lane in Shelf, was reported at 11.17pm.

A white Seat Ibiza was travelling towards Low Bentley on Brow Lane when it collided with a wall. The 19-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene, while an 18-year-old passenger was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, believed to be life-threatening.

Four other passengers in the vehicle sustained injuries that are not considered life-threatening. They have all been transported to the hospital for medical attention.

A scene and road closure is currently in effect, and the Major Collision Enquiry Team is leading the investigation.

Authorities are urging anyone who was driving in the vicinity of Halifax Road and Brow Lane or resides in the area to review their dashcam or CCTV footage for any pertinent information that could aid in the inquiry.

The MCET is also interested in hearing from anyone who may have observed the white Seat Ibiza on Halifax Road or in the surrounding area before the collision.

Individuals with information are requested to reach out to the Major Collision Enquiry Team either through the 101LiveChat function on their website or by dialling 101 and quoting reference number 13230584662.