Boy, 5, dies in horror smash in Leeds as man arrested for causing death by dangerous driving | The Sun

Boy, 5, dies in horror smash in Leeds as man arrested for causing death by dangerous driving | The Sun

July 8, 2022

A DRIVER has been arrested after a five-year-old boy died in a horror crash.

The youngster was involved in a collision with a black Nissan Note in the Beeston area of Leeds yesterday afternoon.

He was rushed to hospital but sadly couldn't be saved and was declared dead shortly after.

A man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in custody.

Police are now appealing for anyone with information to come forward following the horror.

A statement said: "Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision involving a child in Leeds.

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"A five-year-old boy was involved in a collision with a black Nissan Note in Back Camberley Street, Beeston, at about 4.55pm yesterday.

"He was taken to hospital for treatment but was pronounced dead a short time later.

"Officers from the Major Collision Enquiry Team are appealing for witnesses, particularly anyone with relevant dashcam footage or CCTV of the incident or the movements of the child or the black Nissan Note prior to or after the collision."

Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting log 1277 of July 7.



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