Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Penistone hit-and-run accident: man arrested

A man suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a car in a hit-and-run incident near Barnsley.

The 47-year-old victim is believed to have been hit by a grey Jaguar XK as he crossed Sheffield Road, Penistone, late on Friday night.

The driver of the car did not stop, South Yorkshire Police said.

A 46-year-old Barnsley man was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene. He was later released on bail.

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