THE 17-year-old victim of yesterday's fatal collision in Bingley has been named by her school.

Beckfoot School said that Ishah Riaz, a year 12 student, was involved in the road traffic incident on Bradford Road.

The accident happened near the school at about 4pm.

The school's statement said: "We subsequently learned that Ishah passed away in hospital.

"Ishah was a wonderful young lady who joined our school community in September to study for her A-levels.

"She made such an impression on all who knew her and we are heartbroken by this news.

"Our deepest sympathies and thoughts are with her family and friends at this terribly sad time.

"Our school community will absorb this news during the day and we will support each other as we think about Ishah and her family."

The incident is the second fatal road accident involving a student at Beckfoot in two weeks.

A Year 9 student Raees Farid died in a road traffic collision with his dad while they were on holiday in Turkey.

Police are appealing for witnesses following Thursday's fatal road traffic collision.

It involved a green Skoda Octavia travelling along the B6265 Bradford Road towards Bingley.

The driver, a 65-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

He was later released under investigation for enquiries to continue.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or what happened prior to it is asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101 or by using the contact options on the West Yorkshire Police website. The log reference is 1106 of 12 December.

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