Detective Superintendent Paul Taylor from West Yorkshire Police is leading the investigation into an alleged hit and run in Leeds that has left two children fighting for their lives. He's told Calendar they know what car was involved and it's only a matter of time until they find the driver.
Aroon Rafique, the uncle of Raham and Sabam Saleem who were run over by a driver who failed to stop in Leeds, is asking people to help find the car involved, and to pray for his niece and nehphew.
More details have been released following a hit and run crash in Leeds. The two children have been named by police as 10-year-old Sabam Saleen. She is currently in a critical condition at Leeds General Infirmary.
Two-year-old Raham Saleen is also in hosptial. Both are suffering with head injuries. Police say they have launched a major investigation and are still trying to trace a silver or grey mark four Vauxhall Astra. CCTV of the collision has been obtained which is currently being analysed by officers.
A two-year-old boy and his 10-year-old sister are critically ill after being knocked down in a hit and run collision, police said.Read the full story ›
West Yorkshire police have revealed more details to Calendar after a crash in Hyde Park, Leeds this evening. Officers have confirmed a road traffic collision is being investigated, involving two children.
Their ages have not been confirmed but is understood they are between eight and ten years old. Their condition is described as 'serious.'
Two young children have been taken to hospital after they were hit by a car in the Hyde Park area of Leeds.Read the full story ›
Two young children have been taken to hospital after they were hit by a car in the Hyde Park area of Leeds. Police have closed a number of roads in and around Thornville Road as they investigate the crash. Locals say the children are a boy and girl aged around eight and 10.
Witnesses say the children had just left a local corner shop when they were struck. A shopping bag with groceries could be seen lying in the road where the incident happened. The children's condition is unknown. The crash happened close to the Makkah Masjid Mosque at around 5pm on Saturday.