A pedestrian died after she was involved in a collision in Leicester.

The collision (Friday 7 February)in Tithe Street and involved four cars and two pedestrians. Two of the cars were stationery at the time.

One of the pedestrians, a woman, sustained serious injuries and pronounced deceased a short time later. The second pedestrian, a three-year-old girl, sustained minor injuries and was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham.

The driver of one of the vehicles, a white Seat Leon, left the scene but was located nearby shortly afterwards.

A 20-year-old Leeds man was arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving and has since been released pending further enquiries.

Tithe Street was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident but has since been re-opened.

Detective Sergeant Ed Des-Chanelle from the serious collision investigation, he said: “Our enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the collision are continuing, however we would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident and hasn’t yet spoken with officers.

“Also if you have video recording equipment installed in your vehicles can you please check the footage and contact us if you captured any part of the incident.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101, quoting incident 490 of 7 February.