Appeal after 5 year old boy dies after Beeston crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision involving a child in Leeds.

A five-year-old boy was involved in a collision with a black Nissan Note in Back Camberley Street, Beeston, at about 4.55pm yesterday (7 July 2022).

He was taken to hospital for treatment but was pronounced dead a short time later.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in custody.

Officers from the Major Collision Enquiry Team are appealing for witnesses, particularly anyone with relevant dashcam footage or CCTV of the incident or the movements of the child or the black Nissan Note prior to or after the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact MCET online via or via 101 quoting log 1277 of July 7.


This post is based on a press release issued by West Yorkshire Police

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