A SIX-year-old boy is fighting for his life after a horror quad bike and motorbike crash at a park.

The youngster was riding passenger as his dad drove their quad bike when they collided with an off-road motorbike in a West Yorkshire nature reserve.

The father and son were said to be driving along a concrete footpath through the park, while the motorcyclist was travelling the opposite way, when they crashed head-on.

Police said the six-year-old suffered serious head injuries, which are said to be life-threatening.

They are now appealing for witnesses.

West Yorkshire Police said the collision happened at around 1pm on Sunday.

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A spokesman said: "A quad bike travelling along a concrete footpath through the nature reserve, from the direction of Santingley Lane, was in collision with an off-road motorbike which was travelling in the opposite direction.

"The six-year-old boy, who was a passenger on the quad bike, suffered serious head injuries in the collision."

They added: "Officers from West Yorkshire Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or the circumstances leading up to it, or anyone who may have video footage of the incident to contact the Roads Policing Unit."

Anyone with information can call police on 101 or go to the live chat facility quoting reference number 810 of October 2.

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