The air ambulance was called to the scene of a serious accident tonight after a car was involved in a collision with a pedestrian.

The incident, which is reported to have resulted in serious injuries, led to the closure of a road in Heckmondwike.

Residents have taken to social media to say White Lee Road has been shut as emergency services work at the scene.

One resident said they understood the pedestrian had suffered serious head injuries, although this has not been confirmed by the emergency services.

A large police cordon is in place at the scene and a number of police accident investigators are present.