Girl, 5, died after being hit by a van at Heath Common travellers’ site

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A FIVE-year-old girl died after she was hit by a van at Heath Common Caravan Park.

She was taken to Pinderfields Hospital after the incident, which involved a red Ford Transit van, but later died from her injuries.

It happened just before 6pm yesterday (Monday) at the travellers’ site on Doncaster Road.

A 22-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and remains in custody.

Anyone with information should contact PC John Moore at the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 0845 6060606.