Driver arrested after fatal collision in Dalton

By Gareth Dennison | 20/03/2017

Driver arrested after fatal collision in Dalton

A DRIVER was arrested after a 64-year-old man died when he was knocked over in Dalton.

Specialist road traffic officers asked witnesses to come forward after the incident on Doncaster Road at 8.20pm on Saturday.

Police said a blue Honda Civic was reported to have hit the man as he crossed the road outside Silverwood Miners' Welfare Club. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesman said: “A 20-year-old man driving the Honda has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. 

“Officers investigating the collision want to hear from you if you saw what happened or saw the Honda in the area prior to the collision.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 1018 of March 18.

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