Pedestrian pensioner dies after being hit by a van in Middleton

Police are appealing for any witnesses to a road traffic collision on New Forest Way in Middleton on Monday evening (4 November 2019).

The incident happened at 5:30pm, when pedestrian 75 year old Kath Bichard was hit by a reversing silver coloured Vauxhall Vivaro van.

Kath suffered a serious head injury and sadly died from her injuries on Wednesday evening (6 November).

Detective Sergeant Fiona Allan of the Major Collision Enquiry Team, said:

“I am appealing for anyone who saw the incident and / or who may have dash cam footage of the incident to come forward.

“Kath’s family have released a picture of her.”

Anyone with information is asked to call West Yorkshire Police on 101, or 101 Live Chat: quoting log 1484 of 4 November.


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