Pensioner injured in car accident

AN ELDERLY man suffered serious injuries after being knocked down by a car.

The pedestrian (82) was taken to hospital after the incident on Garden Street, Darfield, shortly after 5.30pm on Wednesday (7).

The vehicle involved was a green Vauxhall Corsa travelling towards the junction with Barnsley Road.

South Yorkshire Police appealed for witnesses to call 101  quoting incident 686 of January 7.