Jogger killed in hit and run crash with truck

Police Accident
Police Accident

A 52-YEAR-OLD jogger has been killed after a hit and run with a truck.

The man, from Conisbrough, was out jogging on Ruddle Lane between Edlington and Braithwell at around 4.30pm yesterday when he was hit by the Iveco Tipper truck.

The truck was believed to be overtaking a silver BMW 3 Series driven by a 61-year-old man on a stretch of road between from Micklebring, Doncaster, heading towards Edlington.

During the overtaking manoeuvre the jogger was hit and later died of his injuries.

The driver of the Tipper failed to stop at the scene.

The BMW driver from Maltby was not injured.

Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed the man jogging or the crash happen or to anyone in the area at the time of the incident.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident 749 of 22 March 2012 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.