Woman dies after Eckington crash

A woman has died after a crash in Eckington this morning (Friday).

Friday, 4th May 2018, 3:19 pm
Updated Friday, 4th May 2018, 5:36 pm
Police are investigating what happened

Police were called to a collision involving a pedestrian and a Ford Transit van on the A6135 Sheffield Road just after 8am.

Paramedics were also in attendance and a woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the van, a 49-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving and remains in police custody.

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The road was closed for several hours, but has now reopened.

Anyone with information relating to the collision is asked to call 101 quoting reference number 18000201995.

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.