UPDATE: Accident closes road in Pontefract


A motorcyclist has suffered serious head and leg injuries in a collision.

Police said the biker. who is in his 50s, was involved in the incident with a car outside the King’s Croft Hotel, on Wakefield Road, Pontefract, just after 2.15pm today (Friday).

He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary.

Police said the road has been closed and diversions are in place.