UPDATE - six car pile up in Outwood.

POLICE investigating a six car pile up have said it was caused by a driver who suddenly became ill at the wheel.

He was driving a blue Jaguar along Leeds Road in Outwood at around 1.55pm on Monday when it happened.

RTA Leeds Rd Outwood,Wakefield 17/12/12

RTA Leeds Rd Outwood,Wakefield 17/12/12

A Ford Focus, a Ford Transit van, a Ford Fiesta, a Vauxhall Combo van and a Ford Mondeo were also involved in the smash.

Insp David Peach, of the Roads Policing Team, said: “The driver was driving an automatic car when he suffered a medical episode at the wheel and was unable to stop.”

No one was seriously injured.

The driver was treated at the scene.

Police said no arrests have been made and the investigation has been passed on to insurance companies.