Police in Leeds are urgently seeking witnesses in connection with a grave road traffic collision that took place on Kirkstall Road. The incident occurred during the early hours of this morning, shortly before 1 a.m. when a pedestrian crossing the road was struck by a blue BMW travelling out of Leeds.

The victim, a person in their twenties, sustained severe head injuries as a result of the collision and was promptly transported to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. Their current condition remains unknown.

At the scene of the incident, the driver of the BMW was apprehended by law enforcement officials and taken into custody for further questioning concerning the incident. Ongoing investigations are underway to determine the circumstances surrounding the collision.

In their efforts to shed light on the events leading up to the incident, the authorities are urging any individuals who may have witnessed the collision or possess relevant CCTV or dashcam footage to come forward. Valuable information can be provided through the 101LiveChat function on the police department’s official website or by contacting the authorities directly via phone at 101. When reporting, please remember to cite log number 0101 of June 17th.

The police have emphasised the significance of public cooperation in this investigation, emphasizing the need for eyewitness accounts or any evidence that could aid in establishing a clear understanding of the incident.