Published On: Sat, Feb 21st, 2015 on 3:04 pm

UPDATE: Man arrested following death of 70-year-old on Leeds Road, Bradford

A 34-year-old man from Bradford has been arrested this afternoon on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Leeds Road Bradford Collision

The collision, which involved a car and a mobility scooter, occurred at around 12.40pm yesterday, close to the junction of Thornbury Avenue.

The male rider of the mobility scooter suffered serious injuries in the collision as he crossed the road.

Leeds Road Bradford Collision

“Died at the scene”

Detective Chief Inspector Jim Dunkerley, from West Yorkshire Police’s Homicide and Major Enquiry Team, said: “The incident occurred around 12.40pm on Friday (20/2) when the man was crossing Leeds Road (A647), from the Thornbury Avenue side, when he was struck by black coloured Seat Leon Cupra vehicle, which was travelling in the direction of Thornbury.

“The 70-year-old man sustained severe injuries as a result of the collision and sadly died at the scene. The two male occupants of the Seat Leon are believed to have left the collision and we are currently undertaking urgent enquiries to locate these men. One of them is described as an Asian male with Pakistani or Indian heritage.”

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team via 101 and quoting crime reference number 13150070658.

Information can also be given, anonymously and in confidence, through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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