Pensioner seriously hurt in knock-down

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A 77-year-old man was taken to Leeds General Infirmary with serious head injuries after being knocked down at Gibbet Street, Halifax, today.(Thur)

The road between Walnut Street and Queen’s Road remains shut to traffic following the accident at 8.20 am.

The casualty was in collision with a blue Honda Jazz near to the junction with Soho Street.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the accident or anyone who can give information on the movement of the vehicle or pedestrian before to contact PC 2909 Infield on 101.