A MAN and a woman have been arrested on suspision of causing death by dangerous driving.

At around 7.30pm, it is reported that a man and woman were walking along Barrowfield Road, Thurnscoe.

Around 200 yards from the vehicle scrap yard on Barrowfield Road, it is understood that an unknown vehicle was involved in a collision with the 36-year-old woman pedestrian.

The vehicle failed to stop at the scene.

The 36-year-old woman suffered serious injuries and she was taken to hospital, where she sadly died.

An investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding the collision and officers are keen to hear from any witnesses.