Scott Hall Road crash: Pedestrian killed as man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving

A man has died after being hit by a car in north Leeds.

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 10:54 am

The crash happened at about 6.30pm on Scott Hall Road in Chapeltown on Wednesday, April 14.

A 72-year-old man was crossing the road between the junctions for Mexborough Street and Buslingthorpe Lane when he was hit by a white Hyundai i30.

Emergency services attended but the man died at the roadside.

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A man has died after being hit by a car on Scott Hall Road.

A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving in connection with the incident.

DS Fiona Allan of the Major Collision and Enquiry Team, said: “A full investigation has been launched into this clearly very serious collision in Leeds in which a man has sadly lost his life.

“We are appealing for witnesses and would like to speak with anyone who saw the collision, either the pedestrian or car just before it occurred, or who has any mobile phone or dashcam footage which could assist enquiries.

“Information can be given to the Major Collision and Enquiry Team on 101 referencing police log 1405 of April 14.”