VIDEO: Elderly female pedestrian flown to hospital by air ambulance after South Yorkshire road collision

An elderly woman has been taken to hospital by air ambulance after she was involved in a road collision on a main South Yorkshire road.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 28 August, 2018, 20:55

Images show emergency services including police cars and two ambulances at the scene of the incident on High Street in Bentley, Doncaster.

A video shared with the Free Press also shows the air ambulance landing in the grounds of the nearby St Peter's church.

Emergency services at the scene of a police incident on High Street in Doncaster.

South Yorkshire Police confirmed they were called shortly after 6.30pm to reports of a car accident involving one vehicle and one female pedestrian.

The pedestrian, a woman in her early 70s, was stabilised at the scene and then flow to Northern General Hospital by air ambulance.

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They added collision investigation teams were working at the scene and that the road was still closed.

A witness said the car - a Citroen Saxo with L plates on it - had been taped off by police.

Emergency services at the scene of a police incident on High Street in Doncaster.

They added a family could also be seen in the back of one of the two ambulances which had been sent to the scene.