Man struck by car in Dewsbury is seriously injured

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A MAN suffered serious head injuries after he was struck by a car in Dewsbury last night.

Police said The 41-year-old pedestrian was involved in collision with a grey Ford Mondeo outside the Shepherds Boy pub on the A644 Huddersfield Road just after 11.30pm.

The man, who suffered serious facial and head injuries, taken to Leeds General Infirmary.

Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or who believes they saw the Mondeo or pedestrian involved immediately before it happened.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Western Area Safer Roads and Neighbourhood Support Team via 101.

For possible use in the YP From the Archive series.''10th May 1988''THE MIGHTY Mallard, pride of Britain's railway history, puffed into Leeds Station today with a raging thirst.''It was pulling such a heavy load - 12 carriages carrying 250 top Post Office customers and stamp collectors - that it needed extra water supplies at Holbeck.''"The last thing we wanted was the boiler blowing up on Britain's pride and joy," said Mr Philip Round, Post Office Information Officer.''Mallard was making a special run across the Pennines from Manchester Victoria to mark two major anniversaries:

Leeds nostalgia: Mallard pulls into Leeds to mark 50th anniversary of world speed record... in 1988