Man in critical condition after being hit by a car in South Yorkshire

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A man is in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by a car in South Yorkshire.

Police have launched an investigation following the incident in the Elsecar area of Barnsley yesterday evening (Friday April 28).

Just before 7pm, it was reported a 37-year-old man was 'involved in a collision' with a car in Welland Crescent..

He was taken to hospital where police say he is currently in a critical condition.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Enquiries are ongoing and officers want to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or was in the local area at the time."

Any information call 101 or email quoting incident number 1021 of April 28 2017.