17-year-old in ‘serious’ condition in hospital after motorbike collision

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A 17-year-old motorcyclist is in hospial with serious injuries after a collision near Barnsley.

The teenager was driving a black Kawasaki motorbike along the B6096 Hough Lane in Wombwell, at the junction with Wood Walk, Hemingfield Road and Dovecliffe Road, when he was involved in a collision with a black Vauxhall Astra.

The boy, who is from Barnsley, broke his ankle and suffered possible head injuries. He is in hospital and his condition is described as serious by police.

A 20-year-old woman driving the Astra was not injured.

The incident happened on Friday afternooon.