Two hurt in car and bike crash

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Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in Wath-upon-Dearne which left two people seriously injured.

The incident happened at 1pm today on Doncaster Road, next to Staithes public house.

A blue Ford Ka was apparently turning right from Doncaster Road into Old Doncaster Road when it was in collision with a black Suzuki GSXR 1000 motorbike, travelling the opposite way along Doncaster Road.

The rider, a 22-year-old man from Mexborough, suffered serious lower back and internal injuries. He is currently detained in Rotherham District General Hospital.

His pillion passenger, a 20-year-old woman from Mexborough, sustained serious multiple fractures to her back. She is detained in Sheffield’s Northern General Hospital.

n Anyone with information should call police on 101 and quote incident number 480 of Tuesday, April 24, 2012.