Man dies days after collision

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AN ELDERLY pedestrian has died 12 days after being hit by a car as he tried to cross a road from behind a parked vehicle.

George Joynson, aged 85, from Thurcroft, Rotherham, is believed to have started to cross Green Arbour Road from behind a parked car when he was struck by a red Toyota Auris, travelling towards Dinnington.

The incident happened at 9.39am on Thursday, December 29, and Mr Joynson died in Rotherham Hospital on Tuesday.

n Witnesses to the collision, outside a kebab shop, or anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 193 of December 29.