Appeal: Fatal Road Traffic Collision, Kirklees

Thursday, 22 July 2021 

Police are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision in Heckmondwike. 

It happened at about 7.50pm yesterday (Wednesday) in White Lee Road, when a grey Seat Leon was in collision with a female pedestrian as she crossed the road. 

The female, who was 69, was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene. 

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and is currently in custody. 

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who has information or footage that may assist the investigation, is asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101, or via the West Yorkshire Police website. 

The log reference is 1705 of 21 July. 

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