Appeal after 7-year-old boy killed during collision with what is believed to be a Bradford cab

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision in Bradford that resulted in the death of a child.

At approximately 22:00 last night (11/8), emergency services were called to reports of a collision involving a car, which according to a report by The Sun is believed to be a cab, and a pedestrian on Manchester Road, junction with St Stephens Road, Bradford.

A spokesperson for the police, said: "The collision involved a Black Toyota Auris Estate.

"The Toyota was travelling along Manchester round, outbound away from Bradford at the time when it has collided with a child.

"A seven-year-old boy was taken to Bradford Royal Infirmary where sadly he later died as a result of his injuries.

"The driver of the Toyota, a 29-year-old man, from Bradford, remained at the scene and was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

"Officers from West Yorkshire Police Major Collision Enquiry Team are carrying out an investigation to establish the full circumstances of the collision and are also working to support the families of those involved.

"Anyone who witnessed either the collision itself or the movements of the vehicle in the time leading up to it, particularly those with relevant dashcam footage, is asked to contact MCET via 101 quoting reference 13200404278."

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