Police have named a woman who died after being hit by a car in Leeds.

Kellie Mazza aged 46, died after she was hit by a silver Volkswagen Golf at the junction of Wade Lane and Merrion Street shortly before 10:30pm on Saturday 15th April.

She was rushed to hospital following the collision but later died from her injuries.

Kellie was a mother of five children and has been described by her family as ‘outgoing, friendly and caring’.

A 19-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving in relation to the incident remains on police bail pending continuing enquiries.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said; “Officers from the Major Collision Enquiry Team are continuing to appeal for anyone who witnessed this collision to come forward, or who saw the events leading up to it. 

“Anyone who may have footage that will assist the investigation is also asked to get in touch with the team.

“The Major Collision Enquiry Team can be contacted by calling 101, or using the 101LiveChat on the West Yorkshire Police website.

“The log reference is 1946 of 15 April.”