A TWELVE-year-old boy is in a critical condtion in hospital after being electrocuted on a train track.

Just before 6.15pm yesterday evening, police were called to the line close to South Elmsall following reports of a person on the tracks.

The boy was treated by paramedics for serious electrical burns.

Anyone with any information on the incident should contact British Transport Police by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting 412 of 03/10/2016.