Appeal after road traffic collision

Breaking news.
Breaking news.

POLICE are appealing for information after a pedestrian was involved in a serious collision with a heavy goods vehicle.

A 56-year-old man was involved in the incident with a blue DAF heavy goods vehicle in the parking area of the Whitwood Truck Stop on California Drive at around 6.30am today (January 5).

The man was taken to Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield for treatment to serious chest and hip injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is urged to call PC Gary Gibbs on the new non-emergency police phone number, 101.