UPDATE Appeal: Fatal Road Traffic Collision, Leeds Road, Bradford

Saturday, 23 September, 2017

Following the appeal made yesterday, the driver and occupants of a blue Ford Focus seen in the area of a fatal collision on Leeds Road, Bradford, have come forward and been spoken to by police.

Officers continue to appeal for anyone with information which could assist the ongoing investigation in to this incident to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101, quoting log 912 of 20 September.

Friday, 22 September 2017

Police have released the name of a woman who died following a collision with a car in Bradford earlier this week.

Kathleen Farman, who was 54 and from the BD3 area of Bradford, suffered fatal injuries in the collision with a white Volkswagen Golf in Leeds Road at about 1.50pm on Wednesday.

A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and was later bailed pending further enquiries.

Sergeant Ann Drury, of the Major Collision Enquiry Team, said:

“We are continuing to appeal for witnesses to this collision and are particularly keen to speak to the occupants of what is believed to be a blue Ford Focus which was seen in the area at the time.

“This vehicle was travelling along Leeds Road from Hall Ings around the time of the collision, so we believe they may have seen what happened.

“Anyone else who may have information which may assist the investigation is asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101, referencing log 0912 of 20 September.”


Wednesday September 20, 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Bradford this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to Leeds Road in Bradford City Centre at about 1.55pm following a report a pedestrian and white VW Golf had been in collision outside the Debenhams store.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 50's, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced to have died at the scene.

A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the collision and is in police custody.

Sergeant Ann Drury of the Major Collision Enquiry Team, said: "Investigations are ongoing into this fatal collision and we are appealing for any witnesses who saw either the collision or the white VW Golf involved in the moments before the incident took place.

"Any witnesses or anyone who has information is asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101 referencing police log 0912 of 20/9."


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