Pensioner dies after being hit by skip lorry

Rta on Minsthorpe Lane. (p620a504)
Rta on Minsthorpe Lane. (p620a504)

A pensioner who was hit by a skip lorry in South Elmsall has died.

The 85-year-old man was seriously hurt during the incident on Minsthorpe Lane at the junction of Mill Lane,

A police spokesman said the man from South Elmsall had now died.

PC Matthew Hemingway, of the safer roads unit, said they were hoping witnesses would come forward.

He said: “We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident itself or who may have seen the circumstances leading up to it.”

Anyone with a information should contact police on 101, quoting log number 638 of January 27.