Woman, 29, injured after being struck by car after driver got into an argument with her partner in Dewsbury

A 29-year-woman has been hospitalised after being struck by a car which is thought to have been deliberately driven at her in Dewsbury.

Saturday, 10th April 2021, 1:33 pm
Updated Saturday, 10th April 2021, 1:38 pm
Chickenley Lane

The incident happened shortly before 7am on Saturday morning on Chickenley Lane.

The woman was struck by a red Seat Leon and the driver fled the scene before dumping the car.

West Yorkshire Police said: "The woman was taken to hospital for treatment to injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

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"Enquiries indicate the car had been deliberately driven at her immediately following an altercation in the street between her partner and the driver.

"The car involved has since been recovered for forensic examination and enquiries are ongoing to trace and arrest the driver.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact Kirklees CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13210176032 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat."