Police launch urgent appeal after 77-year-old woman dies after being hit by car

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian died in hospital from injuries she suffered after being hit by a car.

Thursday, 22nd October 2020, 6:00 am

The crash happened on West gate End at the junction with Dewsbury Road and Horbury Road in Wakefield, at about 9.45pm on Saturday, October 10.

Nellie Loughlin, aged 77, of Wakefield, was taken to hospital after she was hit by a grey Audi A3, which was travelling away from Wakefield on the A6038 Horbury Road at the time.

Detectives in the Major Collision Enquiry Team are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision, or anyone who saw what happened prior to it to contact them.

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Anyone who has dash cam footage which may assist the investigation is also urged to contact the team on 101, quoting reference 13200508879.