Truck driver arrested after woman dies at scene of crash in Garforth Leeds

A man has been arrested after a woman died at the scene in a crash in Garforth Leeds.

By Alex Evans
Wednesday, 23rd January 2019, 6:37 pm
Updated Wednesday, 23rd January 2019, 6:48 pm
Main Street in Garforth
Main Street in Garforth

Police were called at 2.23pm to a report of a serious crash in Main Street Garforth.

A Yorkshire Air Ambulance also landed in the street during the incident.

The woman tragically died at the scene due to her injuries.

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Main Street in Garforth

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: "Police are were called at 2.23pm to a report of a serious road traffic collision on Main Street, Garforth.

"A 71-year-old woman was seriously injured in the incident and despite medical attention, died at the scene.

"The 34-year-old male driver of a flatbed truck involved in the collision has been arrested in connection with the incident and is in police custody.

Enquiries remain ongoing this evening by the Major Collision and Enquiry Team.