Man in hospital with serious head injuries after Doncaster hit and run driver flees

A man is in hospital with serious head injuries after the car he was travelling in was involved in a Doncaster hit and run incident which saw four people flee the scene.

By Darren Burke
Sunday, 10th May 2020, 10:49 am
Updated Wednesday, 13th May 2020, 11:06 am

The man, who has not been named, was in a Volkswagen Bora heading towards Doncaster which collided with the rear of a Mercedes Sprinter flat-bed highways maintenance vehicle, the driver of which was setting up roadworks on the A638 near Red House last night.

Four of the five occupants of the grey Volkswagen, including the driver, fled immediately.

The front seat passenger, a 32-year-old man, remained trapped.

The collision took place on the A638 near Red House.

He was released and taken to hospital and remains in a serious condition.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision which happened at 10:30pm near to junction 38 of the A1(M).

Officers want to speak to anyone with information or anyone with dash-cam footage of the incident.

Call 101 and quote incident number 1212 of 9 May.