A 13-YEAR-OLD boy is in a critical condition in hospital after a collision in West Yorkshire yesterday.

The boy, who was on a pedal bike, was in collision with a blue Mini Cooper Saloon at the junction of Leeds Road and Muffit Lane, Heckmondwike.

Police were called to the scene at around 1.25pm, and the boy was taken to hospital with serious head injuries by the emergency services.

The driver of the Mini has been spoken to by police.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who has footage that will assist is asked to contact Roads Policing Unit on 10,1 or via the 101LiveChat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website.

The log reference number is 0767 of February 23.