VIDEO: Driver arrested after pedestrian dies in Eckington road collision

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

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.

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

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

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Paramedics attended but the woman was sadly 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.

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