Man seriously injured after being hit by car

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car.

The 46-year-old pedestrian was hit as he crossed the road in Wensley, near Leyburn, on Friday, December 22.

The collision was reported to the emergency services at 11.30pm.

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It is understood the local man had just got out of a taxi when he was hit with the side of a vehicle travelling through the village.

He sustained serious leg and abdominal injuries and was taken to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough where he remains in a stable condition.

Anyone who witnessed the incident and has not yet spoken to the police should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.

They should select option 2 and ask for Traffic Constable Tony Leonard or email tony.leonard@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk and quote reference number 12170228315.