Leeds & West Yorkshire

Rothwell girl, 14, dies after being hit by car in Colton

A 14-year-old girl has died in hospital two days after she was hit by a car.

The girl was walking with friends along a grass verge at the side of Bullerthorpe Lane, Colton, near Leeds, on Monday when she was involved in a collision with a blue Ford Focus.

The teenager, from Rothwell, was taken to hospital with serious injuries but later died, West Yorkshire Police said.

The force has appealed for witnesses to the collision to come forward. No arrests have been made.

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