Girl, 9, killed in horror crash in Halifax as she crossed road | The Sun

A GIRL aged nine has died after she was hit by a car while crossing the road.

The youngster was on a pedestrian crossing in Halifax, West Yorkshire, when she was struck by a Vauxhall Corsa.

She was rushed to hospital in a critical condition following the horror on Saturday.

Tragically she couldn't be saved and has since passed away.

Emergency crews were scrambled to King Cross Street at around 11.09am.

The girl was crossing the road with an adult when the car collided with her.

Police confirmed the driver, a 53-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

He has now been released on bail while enquiries continue.

West Yorkshire Police said: "We can confirm that a nine-year-old girl who was seriously injured in a collision in Halifax on Saturday (8 July) has now died.

"We would ask that people are respectful of the family’s privacy at this exceptionally difficult time.

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"Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the collision, which happened shortly after 11am on King Cross Street near to the junction with Park Road and involved a black Vauxhall Corsa."

Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting log 715 of 8 July.

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