Woman injured in U-turn smash

0
Have your say

A MOTORIST was seriously injured when her car was struck by a minibus carrying out a U-turn on a South Yorkshire road.

The 47-year-old woman, from Rotherham, was travelling along the A616 from the Tankersley roundabout towards the motorway when a white Mercedes minibus driver pulled out of a layby and attempted to perform a U-turn to head back towards the Tankersley roundabout.

The woman, who was driving a Peugeot 206, suffered serious ankle and chest injuries and was taken to the Northern General Hospital and detained.

The driver of the minibus, a 49-year-old man from Koln, Germany, was not hurt.

Witnesses to the incident at 6.50pm on Monday should call police on 101 incident 1,021 of November 26.

Back to the top of the page