Woman and children seriously injured after being struck by car on South Yorkshire road

Bridge Street, Swinton. Google Streetview
Bridge Street, Swinton. Google Streetview
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Two children have been seriously injured and a woman is fighting for life after they were struck by a car in South Yorkshire.

Police said the injured youngsters - a five-year-old boy and a four-year-old girl - were struck along with a 39-year-old woman and a seven-year-old boy on Bridge Street, Swinton, close to the junction with Dun Street.

The pedestrians were hit by a black Vauxhall Antara at around 2.50pm yesterday.

The injured woman is in a critical condition in hospital and the two injured children are said to have suffered serious injuries.

A 42-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the incident and bailed pending further inquiries.

Witnesses should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 589 of May 18.