Pedestrian hit by car in North Anston


POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was hit by a car in North Anston yesterday (Monday).

A blue Ford Focus was travelling along the B6060 Nursery Road, towards Dinnington, when it skidded and collided with a 55-year-old, man who had stepped into the road.

The accident happened around 5.55pm outside the Little Mester pub.

The pedestrian, a local man, sustained numerous fractures and a head injury and is being treated in Rotherham General Hospital.

The 20-year-old local man, who was driving the Focus, was not thought to have been hurt.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 0114 2202020 quoting incident number 857 of the 17 October.