POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a collision left a 44-year-old man with life-threatening injuries.

The collision occurred at approximately 5.30pm on July 2 on the A635 Doncaster Road, Barnsley, at the junction of the A6133, Cemetery Road and Junction Street.

It was reported that a brown Citroen Xsara Picasso was travelling along Doncaster Road towards Barnsley. On approaching the junction with Cemetery Road, it is believed that the controlled traffic lights were displaying green. As the driver approached the stop line, a pedestrian standing on the nearside of the road is believed to have stepped out into the path of the vehicle.

The pedestrian, a local man, was taken to Barnsley Hospital with multiple injuries. His condition is described as life-threatening.

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision to call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 872 of the 2 July 2013.