Body discovered in West Yorkshire street

A police investigation is underway after the body of a man was discovered near Hebden Bridge.

Burnley Road in Hebden Bridge (Google Maps)

Police were called to the scene in Burnley Road at around 11.25am today.

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According to West Yorkshire Police, the early indications are that the man may have been involved in a motorcycle collision nearby. 

Road closures are in place between Station Road at Hebden Bridge and New Road at Mytholmroyd and expect to be in place for some time. 

Police said their enquiries were at an early stage and are ongoing to determine the full circumstances of what has happened.