Pedestrian, 77, killed after being struck by car in Wakefield

A pensioner has died after being hit by a car in Wakefield.

Thursday, 22nd October 2020, 8:32 am
Westgate End, Wakefield.

Police are appealing for witnesses after pedestrian Nellie Loughlin, 77, died in hospital from her injuries.

It happened on Westgate End at the junction with Dewsbury Road and Horbury Road in Wakefield, at about 9.45pm on Saturday, October 10.

Mrs Loughlin, who is from Wakefield, was taken to hospital after she was in collision with a grey Audi A3, which was travelling away from Wakefield on the A6038 Horbury Road at the time.

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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.

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