Man crashes with a tractor

A man is in hospital after hitting a tractor while being chased by police.

Officers spotted a stolen red Peugeot 306 following an alleged theft from a shop in Thorne. When it did not stop a chase began. It continued onto Station Road, Stainforth where the Peugeot hit a JCB tractor.

The 19-year-old driver was Doncaster Royal infirmary. He has been arrested. A passenger in the car suffered a head injury and was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary, where his condition is described as serious.

Anyone who witnessed the manner of driving of any vehicle prior to the collision, or anyone with further information, should contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 408 of Monday, 21 May.

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