Leeds & West Yorkshire

Elderly woman struck and killed by car in Pontefract

An 81-year-old woman died and another elderly woman was seriously injured when they were hit by a car in West Yorkshire.

The women, both pedestrians, were struck on Wakefield Road, Pontefract, at 16:00 BST on Saturday.

An 89-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries. Police said she was in a stable condition in hospital.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

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