Appeal: Fatal Road Traffic Collision, Castleford

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Police are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision in Castleford yesterday evening (09/10).

The incident happened at around 8.25pm, and was involving a single decker bus which was in collision with a pedestrian on Albion Street, outside of the bus station.

Enquiries remain going into the circumstances, but it is believed the pedestrian, a 64-year-old man, got off the bus and tripped and fell at the front of the bus.

The bus then set off and was in collision with the pedestrian. He suffered fatal injuries in the collision.

Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who was driving in the area at the time of the collision and may have dash cam footage of the incident to get in touch with police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101, quoting log number 1829 of 9/10.

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