AN 18-YEAR-OLD passenger has been killed in a road traffic collision.

Police said the accident happened when a Peugeot car smashed into a bus shelter and a tree in Burnley road between Todmorden and Burnley this morning.

The crash happened around 3.50am and the road was shut to allow for accident investigation.

The 17-year-old driver was taken to Huddersfield Royal Hospital with chest injuries.

He was described as being in a ‘stable’ condition.

Anybody who witnessed the crash or who has information about it should contact Sgt Ady Newman at West Yorkshire Police on 101.