POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a road accident in Keighley which left a 72-year-old pedestrian with serious injuries.

The man was struck by a van in South Street yesterday (December 21), shortly after 5.50pm.

He was taken to hospital for treatment. His condition is currently unknown.

West Yorkshire Police say a 47-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident. He has since been released under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police via 101 or by using the live chat facility at westyorkshire.police.uk/contactus. Quote log 1471 of December 21.