Woman dead after falling out of moving van

Woman dead after falling out of moving van

Police are asking anyone with information to come forward

Police investigating a road traffic incident in Wakefield which resulted in the death of a Kirklees woman named her and issued a picture.  

The Homicide and Major Enquiry Team is continuing to investigate the incident on Denby Dale Road on Wednesday evening (17 January) which resulted in the death of Leah Senior (27) from Huddersfield.

The 27-year-old died from injuries sustained from falling from a moving white Transit van.

A 25-year-old Kirklees man, who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and drug driving offences, was bailed pending further enquiries.

West Yorkshire Police say they would like to speak to anyone in the area of the Denby Dale Road and Hollin Lane between 8.20 and 8.40pm who saw or has footage of the incident or who saw the white Transit van just prior to the incident.

Anyone who can assist enquiries is asked to contact HMET on 101 referencing police log 1604 of January 17.

Published: by Radio NewsHub

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