Police appeal after A1 smash


A MAN has been seriously injured in a smash on the A1 near Wentbridge Viaduct.

Police said a Land Rover Discovery collided with a parked lorry on the south-bound carriageway near to junction 40 on Friday (May 11).

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the crash which happened at around 8.40pm.

The 19-year-old driver of the Land Rover was taken to Doncaster General Infirmary with “serious head injuries.”

His 18-year-old passenger received minor injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who may have seen the Land Rover travelling south into the Darrington area prior to the incident is asked to call West Yorkshire Police’s major collision enquiry team on 101.