Man airlifted to hospital following Normanton smash

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A man has been airlifted to hospital following a serious smash in Normanton.

Emergency services were called to Express Way at noon, where a car and a lorry had collided.

A man and a woman who were travelling in the car were both injured.

The man was taken to Leeds General Infirmary by air ambulance, and the woman has been taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The road is closed in both directions to Whitwood Truck stop, and officers from the West Yorkshire Roads Policing Unit are urging people to avoid the area as traffic is backing up.