Elderly man and woman suffer serious injuries in Scissett smash

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AN ELDERLY man and woman were seriously injured in a road smash on Tuesday afternoon.

They were travelling in a Renault Clio along Wakefield Road, Scissett, when they were involved in a collision with a Land Rover at 4.10pm.

An 85-year-old man suffered serious leg injuries and an 80-year-old woman sustained serious neck injuries.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said both were now in a stable condition.

Firefighters from Skelmanthorpe, Ossett and Wakefield attended.

The road was closed for several hours.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.