Teenager hit by van outside Wakefield pub

The scene outside The Lupset pub this afternoon.
The scene outside The Lupset pub this afternoon.

A teenage boy has been injured after being hit by a van in Lupset this afternoon.

The youngster is thought to have suffered injuries to his leg in the collision on Horbury Road which happened at around 3.15pm.

It happened close to The Lupset pub and the police and ambulance service are in attendance.

Traffic is backing up in both directions so people are being urged to avoid the area.