Pedestrian killed in Middleton crash

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a fatal road traffic collision in Leeds.

At 9.47pm last night (Friday 28 June 2024), police were contacted by the ambulance service who were attending a road traffic collision involving a car and a pedestrian in Thorpe Lane, Middleton, near to the junction with Redbarn Close.

At 9.38pm, the pedestrian, a 35-year-old woman, was hit by a blue Volkswagen Golf R that was travelling in the direction of Robin Hood and failed to stop at the scene.

She received emergency treatment but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Officers are carrying out enquiries to trace the driver and are appealing for witnesses and information.

They are keen to hear from anyone who saw the Golf being driven in the area prior to the collision and after it fled the scene, particularly anyone with relevant dashcam footage.

The car was damaged in the incident and officers are appealing for any information that could assist in locating it.

Officers are appealing directly to the driver or any occupants of the Golf to come forward voluntarily.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team via 101 quoting reference 13240349541 or online at 


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

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