If you know who did this contact the police immediately. it is alleged these are muslim males.

A British Soldier is fighting for his life after attacked following New Years Eve Celebrations because he is a member or the British Army who has served tours.

Eyewitnesses have told Police Hour a large number of males attacked the soldier after discovering he was a serving member of the british army.

They began by calling the scum and becoming threatening towards the male in his 20s, both the male and his friend were attacked by the large group of males.

As he attempted to flee the scene and avoid the trouble to diffuse the situation it is alleged that one of the males jumped into his Mercedes and proceeded to mount the kerb and mow down the soldier according to eyewitnesses.

An Eyewitness has told Examiner Live “He was walking across the road and a dark coloured Mercedes flew past and hit him.”

“The car must have been doing 50mph. He just flew up in the air.

“He flew into the concrete so he was grazed all over. Blood was coming from his nose and from a cut on his head.

“I was sat holding his head, trying to stop the bleeding. “I thought he was going to die.

“I was trying to keep him talking until the ambulance came. I just kept saying, how do you feel, can you feel your legs and arms, can you see anything, and he was just saying yes.

“It was horrible. His friend was crying and couldn’t get hold of the lad’s mum. I was trying to make sure they got hold of his mum.

“It was disgusting. I have never seen anything like it in my life. I just hope he is okay.

“Something like that touches you. It stays in your mind.

“I wish I hadn’t gone out. To see that on New Year’s Eve is an awful way to start the new year.”

West Yorkshire Police have released a statement confirming this incident occurred.

“Police are investigating following reports of a pedestrian being knocked down by a car in Batley.

“Officers were called at 4:41am (1 January) to reports of a pedestrian being hit by a car at the junction of Bradford Road and Hick Lane.

“A male in his 20s was seriously injured and taken to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment by ambulance.

“A blue Mercedes was involved in the collision and was later recovered by the police.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any further information is asked to contact the police via 101 quoting crime reference number 13190000498 or information can be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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