POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 79-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries after being run over on Old Mill Lane yesterday.

The pensioner was hit by a silver Ford Focus at around 12.40pm yesterday afternoon (July 18), just outside Barnsley College.

He suffered life-threatening injuries and remains in hospital, where he is being treated.

The 67-year-old man driving the car was not injured.

Anyone who saw what happened should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 550 of Monday 18 July 2016.