Police appeal for motorist to come forward

POLICE have appealed for a motorist who stopped to help an elderly man who had fallen in Fixby to come forward.

Police have asked a motorist to come forward

The man, who was in his seventies, fell at around 5.30pm on Netheroyd Hill Road or Lightridge Road.

The pensioner was found dead at home the following day.

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He was seen being helped by the driver of a white car described as white, in his mid-thirties, of athletic build, with a bald head.

The man was casually, but smartly dressed.

Detective Constable Shaun Topham, of Kirklees CID, said: “It is possible this man has died as a result of the injuries he suffered in the fall, but we would like to speak to the driver to see if he has any more information.”

Det Con Topham can be contacted by calling 101.