Witnesses sought after Barnsley crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision which has left a woman in a life-threatening condition.

At 7pm yesterday evening on the A61, Wakefield Road, Barnsley, a black Honda CRV travelling towards Barnsley collided with two pedestrians crossing the road.

One pedestrian, a 48-year-old Barnsley woman sustained a broken pelvis and leg and a head injury. She's in a life-threatening condition at Northern General Hospital. The second pedestrian, a 44-year-old Barnsley man suffered a broken leg. He's in a serious condition at Barnsley Hospital

The driver of the Honda, a 53-year-old Barnsley man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident 1055 of 1 December 2012.