A 14-YEAR-OLD boy has died following a serious crash on a rural road in the Keighley area.

West Yorkshire Police was called to reports of a fatal one-vehicle crash on Tarn Lane at 2.19pm on Sunday, April 28. 

A silver Vauxhall Corsa was travelling towards Black Hill Lane at the time of the collision. 

The driver of the vehicle - a 21 year old man - was taken to hospital for treatment and later arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

He remains in police custody at this time.  

The 14-year-old passenger was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.  

Two other passengers in the car suffered minor injuries. 

The road remains closed on Monday (April 29) as officers work at the scene.

Floral tributes made up of yellow, pink and orange Gerberas have been left by loved ones.

Debris can be seen along the country road. 

Police are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Detective Inspector Paul Conroy of the Major Collision Enquiry Team said: “This is a tragic incident where a young boy has lost his life in a serious road traffic collision.  

“His family are being supported by specially trained officers.

“I would appeal to anyone who was in the area yesterday who saw the vehicle or collision of who may have dash cam footage to come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101 or use the Live Chat facility at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/livechat quoting log 898 of Sunday, April 28, 2024.