Boy, 12, killed as he ‘walked along motorway’ with man arrested over hit and run

A 12-year-old boy has died in a hit-and-run accident, police have confirmed.

The boy, who has not been named, was hit by a vehicle as he walked along the traffic artery near Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, on Saturday evening.

He was rounding the eastbound carriageway during the incident, and was found on the westbound carriageway by police attending the scene, with the driver having fled the area. 

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