Police appeal for witnesses after head-on collision

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police are appealing for a lorry driver to come forward after a teenager was left with serious injuries following a head-on collision.

Officers investigating the incident near Braithwell, Doncaster, on Monday, October 17 are re-appealing for witnesses after the 19-year-old boy sustained leg fractures and facial injuries.

The collision happened about 11.10pm when a Citroen AX and a Vauxhall Vectra collided head on at the junction with Cockhill Lane where the B6094 turns into Long Gate.

Travelling in front of the Vauxhall was a lorry that did not stop at the scene.

The lorry was not involved in the collision.

The Citroen driver, a 19-year-old Doncaster man, was taken Doncaster Royal Infirmary with leg fractures and facial injuries.

His condition was initially described as life-threatening, although he improved to a serious condition on Tuesday evening.

The Vauxhall driver, a 54-year-old Edlington man, sustained minor leg injuries.

The police would like to trace the lorry driver as they may be able to assist as a witness.

Anyone who witnessed the manner of driving of either car before the collision happened should call 0114 2202020 quoting incident number 1274 of Monday October 17.