Woman who died after falling from van named by police

A woman who died after falling from a moving van has been named by police as Leah Senior.

The 27-year-old woman was pronounced dead from her injuries after she fell from a moving white Transit van in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, on Wednesday night.

Ms Senior, from Huddersfield, is said to have fallen between 8.20pm and 8.45pm on Denby Dale Road near to the junction of Hollin Lane.

Paramedics tried to save her, but she died at the scene.

The 25-year-old male van driver was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and drug-driving offences.

He has been bailed pending further inquiries.

Detectives are still investigating and want to speak to witnesses and anyone who was in the area at the time.

Anyone with information has been urged to contact West Yorkshire Police on HMET on 101, referencing police log 1604 of January 17.