Elderly woman suffers life-threatening injuries following collision in Barnsley

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An 80-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries in Barnsley yesterday after losing control of her car.

The incident occurred at around 1.15pm when a blue Nissan Micra travelling along Vernon Road in Ward Green, Barnsley, towards Mount Vernon Road is thought to have lost control. The vehicle mounted the kerb before colliding with the metal gateposts of two properties.

The driver was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses should contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 507 of July 11 2014