VIDEO: Driver arrested after pedestrian dies in Eckington road collision

A driver has been arrested after a female pedestrian died in a road collision in Eckington this morning.

Friday, 4th May 2018, 3:58 pm
Updated Friday, 4th May 2018, 4:01 pm

Just after 8am this morning (Friday, May 5), officers were called to a collision involving a pedestrian and Ford Transit van on the A6135, Sheffield Road.

POLITICS: Labour loses ground to Greens and Lib Dems in Sheffield City Council electionsParamedics attended but the woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

The A6135 (Sheffield Road) in Eckington (Photo: Google).

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

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