Female pedestrian in 30s dead after being hit by car as man arrested

A female pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in West Yorkshire.

Monday, 10th May 2021, 7:48 pm
Updated Monday, 10th May 2021, 7:53 pm

Police are appealing for witnesses following the fatal crash on Lonsdale Street, Bradford.

Officers were called shortly before 3pm today (Monday, May 10) to reports of a collision involving a grey Citroen C1 and a pedestrian.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 30s, was pronounced deceased at the scene, police confirmed.

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Female pedestrian in 30s dead after being hit by car as man arrested

The driver of the car involved left the scene prior to police attendance.

A 41-year-old man has subsequently been arrested and is currently in custody, police said.

Chief Inspector Daniel Ware, of Bradford District, said: “A woman has lost her life and I would like to express my condolences to her family and friends. Her family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

“We understand that there were a number of people in the area at the time of this collision. I would urge anyone who has seen any part of this incident, or anyone who has dashcam footage, to please get in contact with us as a matter of urgency.”

Police are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed this collision, the manner of driving of the vehicle beforehand or who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area.

Information can be passed to West Yorkshire Police via 101 or online using 101 Live Chat, quoting log 1040 of 10/05.