Driver’s two broken legs

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A MOTORIST suffered two broken legs after losing control of his car and colliding with a lamppost.

The incident happened on Station Road, Wombwell, on a left-hand bend near the junction with Ings Lane, at about 12.05 am yesterday.

The driver of the car, a silver Nissan Micra, was a 25-year-old man, who was taken to Barnsley Hospital, where he is still being treated.

His 23-year-old male passenger suffered minor whiplash and did not need to be kept in hospital.

Police are appealing for information about the “manner the vehicle was being driven” before the incident. Call South Yorkshire Police Accident Witness Line on 0114 220 2970.