Driver fled after crash

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POLICE are hunting a motorist who fled the scene of a collision.

The man was driving a white and black Seat Leon on Pleasley Road, near the Sitwell Arms, Whiston, Rotherham when he crashed into a black Ford Escort and a silver Ford Fiesta.

Witnesses said the Leon veered on to the wrong side of the road.

The Ford Escort ended up on its roof but both drivers escaped unharmed.

Police said the Leon driver stopped after losing a wheel, but ran off towards Chaff Close.

Witnesses to the collision, at 6.40am on Sunday, July 3, should call South Yorkshire Police on 0114 2202020 quoting reference number 385.