POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 91-year-old man from Barnsley suffered life threatening injuries in a collision on Sunday.

At around 12.05pm on Keresforth Road in Dodworth, a black Kia Rio collided with the elderly pedestrian.

The man sustained head injuries, and is being treated at Barnsley District General Hospital.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision and in particular for the driver of a blue car parked outside the church just prior to the collision. This vehicle was not involved in the collision but the driver could hold vital information relating to this incident. Please call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 502 of 27 January.