Appeal After Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Collision with Moped, Leeds

Tuesday, 14 September, 2021

Police in Leeds are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision involving a stolen moped and a pedestrian which left the pedestrian seriously injured.

The incident happened on South Parkway at the junction with Moresdale Lane in Seacroft at 6:50pm on Monday 6th September.

The Honda moped was travelling along South Parkway in the direction of Leeds city centre at a speed of around 50mph when it overtook a bus and collided with the pedestrian.

The pedestrian, a man in his 60s, was crossing the road at the time. He suffered serious head injuries and a number of broken bones and was taken to hospital as a result of the collision.

A man detained following the collision was confirmed to be a passenger on the moped.

Enquiries are still ongoing to identify the rider of the moped who was wearing a distinctive helmet at the time of the collision.

Any witnesses or anyone who may have video footage of the incident or the circumstances leading up to the collision, or who may be able to identify the moped’s rider, is asked to call 101, or contact police online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat, quoting reference 1342 of 6/9.
 

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