Police are seeking witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Sandal yesterday morning.

At 8:18 am, officers received reports of a motorbike colliding with a tree on Chevet Lane.

The rider, a 21-year-old man, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

The motorbike was travelling from the Barnsley area to Wakefield when the collision occurred.

The road is currently closed as investigations are underway.

Authorities urge anyone in the vicinity at the time who witnessed the collision to come forward.

Information can be provided by calling 101 or visiting www.westyorkshire.police.uk/livechat, quoting log 409 of 23 December.