Leeds & West Yorkshire

Woman pedestrian dies after Leeds hit-and-run crash

An elderly woman has died after she was hit by a car which failed to stop in West Yorkshire.

Police said the 79-year-old woman was hit by a dark-coloured car on Carlton Hill, Leeds, shortly after 13:30 BST on Wednesday.

The woman, who has not been named, died later at Leeds General Infirmary.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said the driver did not stop and urged witnesses to contact detectives at the force's major collision inquiry team.

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