Five-year-old girl dies in road accident in Wakefield

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A FIVE-YEAR-OLD girl has died after being hit by a van at a caravan park in Wakefield.

The accident happened just before 6pm yesterday at the Heath Common Caravan Park on Doncaster Road, Wakefield, and involved a red transit van.

The girl was taken to Pinderfields Hospital where she later died from her injuries.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the accident.

Any witnesses are asked to contact PC John Moore at the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 0845 6060606