Driver seriously hurt in roundabout horror crash with lorry

A car driver has been seriously injured in a horror crash with a lorry. The accident, involving a red Honda Civic and an HGV, took place at the roundabout junction of Doncaster Road and Field Lane, South Elmsall, between Doncaster and Pontefract, in the early hours of Saturday morning. The car driver, in his 40s, was taken to hospital where he remains with serious injuries.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: “Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision on Doncaster Road. “At around 2:55am on Saturday 5 June, a red Honda Civic was travelling on Doncaster Road away from Hampole towards North Elmsall. To get the latest email updates from Yorkshire Live, click here .

“There was a collision between the car and an HGV on the roundabout junction of Doncaster Road and Field Lane. “Emergency services attended the scene. “The driver of the car, a man in his 40s, suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment and he remains in hospital at this time.”

Witnesses or anyone with information or dashcam footage should contact police via 101 quoting log number 261 of June 5.