Police in call for road accident witnesses

Police close a section of Market Road after a road traffic collision.
Police close a section of Market Road after a road traffic collision.

Police are appealing for witnesses to an accident which closed a busy road near Doncaster’s market.

A 20-year-old pedestrian was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was hit by a Toyota Landcruiser on Market Road.

The black Toyota, driven by a 62-year-old man from Mexborough, was travelling in the direction of Doncaster town centre when the victim emerged on foot from in between two stationary queueing vehicles and was involved in a collision with the Landcruiser.

The road was sealed off for several hours.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, at around 2pm on Friday afternoon, or who may have information that will help officers, is urged to contact police on 101 quoting incident number 625 of June 14, 2013.