Appeal Over Serious Road Traffic Collision, Barnsley Road, Wakefield.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision in Wakefield in which the rider of moped was seriously injured.

The 27-year-old man remains in a critical condition in Leeds General Infirmary following the collision involving a black Volkswagen Golf on the A61 Barnsley Road, Wakefield, at the junction with Princess Street, shortly after midnight in the early hours of this morning (7/12).

The moped had been travelling towards Wakefield and the Golf in the opposite direction.

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and is currently in custody.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or the movements of either vehicle in the time leading up to it, particularly anyone with relevant dashcam footage, is asked to contact the Roads Policing Unit via 101 quoting reference 13190626638.

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