OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses after a car collided with a scooter in Cubley on Wednesday.

At 8.15pm on June 2, it was reported that a black Land Rover Discovery was involved in a collision with a Piaggio scooter on Mortimer Road.

Emergency services were called and the 50-year-old driver of the scooter was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “A 47-year-old man from Stocksbridge has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious Injury by dangerous driving, failing to stop and driving while unfit through drink or drugs.

“He remains in custody.

“Anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the vehicles prior to the incident is urged to contact police. Officers are particularly keen to speak to the driver of a white Ford Ranger, who may have witnessed the collision.

“We would also like to hear from anyone who has dash cam footage. If you can help, please call 101 quoting incident number 930 of June 2.”