Police appeal after Crofton crash

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A VAN driver fled the scene of a collision which left a biker with serious injuries.

And the Ford Transit van was later found burnt out in Sharlston after the incident in Crofton.

Police are now re-appealing for any witnesses to the collision which happened at about 3.25pm on Doncaster Road at the junction with West Lane on Wednesday, June 20.

The 53 year-old biker was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary.

Police want to speak to anyone who saw the Ford Transit immediately before it was set alight, the driver or any passengers.

A 25-year-old man was later arrested in connection with the incident, but has been released on bail.

Anyone with any information should contact PC Alan Patchett from the Southern Area Roads Policing Unit on 101.