Leeds & West Yorkshire

Driver, 18, arrested over car crash death in Crofton

An 18-year-old driver has been arrested in connection with a crash which killed a woman in Wakefield.

The woman, in her 40s, was on Satingley Lane near the Slipper pub in Crofton when she was hit by a car just after 17:00 BST on Sunday.

She was pronounced dead at the scene, West Yorkshire Police said.

A spokesman said the 18-year-old male driver was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and had been released on bail.

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