Elderly man ‘critical’ after being hit by car

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AN 83-year-old man in a critical condition after being hit by a car close to Harrogate Bus Station.

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses following the collision at 1.40pm on Wednesday on Station Parade.

The pedestrian, from Harrogate, was hit by a black VW Golf.

He was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary where he remains in a critical condition.

The driver of the Golf, an 81-year-old man from Boroughbridge, was shaken but otherwise uninjured and is helping the police with their enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police. Dial 101, press 2 and ask to speak to TC Dave Seavers or email dave.seavers@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk