Leeds & West Yorkshire

Cleckheaton woman dies in hospital after Wyke crash

Whitehall Road, Wyke Image copyright Betty Longbottom
Image caption The crash happened on Whitehall Road, near the junction with Westfield Lane

A West Yorkshire woman has died in hospital after being hit by a car in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The 28-year-old Cleckheaton woman was knocked down while crossing the A58 Whitehall Road in Wyke at 02:30 BST.

The driver of the Toyota Corolla involved left the scene but later reported the incident at Dewsbury Police Station.

The 43-year-old was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and released on bail.

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