Pedestrian, 38, killed in collision with car on Leeds road

A man has died after being hit by a car on a Leeds road last night.

The accident happened close to the junction with Whinthorpe Avenue

West Yorkshire Police are appealing for information following the crash on Middleton Lane, close to the junction with Whinthorpe Avenue, around 9.34pm.

The 38-year-old pedestrian was fatally injured in the accident, involving a black Vauxhall Vectra.

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Any witnesses or passing drivers with dash-cam footage are asked to contact the police on the non-emergency number 101.

Police are particularly keen to find out how the vehicle was being driven in the run up to the accident and the circumstances leading to it.