Man in his 70s dies after being hit by HGV lorry in Heckmondwike town centre

Police confirm fatal accident

Police have confirmed a man in his 70s died in the accident after he was hit by a lorry. DS Alison Webb of the Major Collision Enquiry Team ( MCET) said: “We are conducting a full investigation into the circumstances of this collision which has sadly resulted in the death of a pedestrian. “I would ask anyone who saw the collision, the white Volvo lorry or the man just prior to the collision, or who has any dashcam footage of what took place to contact MCET on 101 referencing police log 329 of 30th September .

“We would urge drivers to bear with us and avoid the area if possible while our enquiries are ongoing at the scene.”