A BARNSLEY man is recovering at home after being knocked down by a double-decker bus on a town centre road two days before Christmas.

Nikk Powles, 47, was left with serious injuries and was taken to hospital after the incident on December 23 at about 6.30pm, on Sheffield Road near to the junction of Burleigh Street.

Police are appealing for information about the incident and anyone who can help should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 862 of December 23, 2013.