Teenage scooter rider seriously injured in Barnsley crash

A teenage boy has suffered potentially life-changing injuries after crashing his scooter into a parked car in Barnsley.

The 17-year-old was travelling along Common Road, Brierley, on a white Moto Race scooter at around 1.45pm on Wednesday.

Common Road, Brierley, Barnsley. Picture: Google

Common Road, Brierley, Barnsley. Picture: Google

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Police said he swerved to avoid another vehicle, described as a red 4x4, travelling in the opposite direction, before he hit the kerb and crashed into a parked car near the junction with Norwood Drive.

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The boy was taken to hospital where he currently remains in a serious but stable condition.

Anyone with any information should call police on 101, quoting incident number 456 of March 20.

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You can also pass information to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.