Man, 91, fighting for life after South Yorks crash

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A PENSIONER is fighting for life after being hit by a car as he crossed a South Yorkshire road.

The 91-year-old, from Barnsley, was struck on Keresforth Road, Dodworth, by a black Kia Rio driven by a 45-year-old Barnsley man.

Police said the Kia was travelling from Dodworth towards Broadway and was overtaking a parked vehicle outside Rose Hill Church when the OAP was struck.

The pedestrian sustained life threatening head injuries and is being treated at Barnsley District General Hospital.

Witnesses to the collision at 12.10pm yesterday should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 502 of January 27.