Fatal Road Traffic Collision in Wakefield – Man Arrested

A 21-year-old man from Huddersfield has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He is detained by police and will be interviewed this evening.

Six-year-old Owen Wightman died after being struck by a vehicle on Fishpond Lane in the Chapelthorpe area of Wakefield at around 12.20pm on Saturday. A grey or light coloured small hatchback type vehicle failed to stop at the scene.


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