Man hurt in fire vehicle smash

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a MAN was taken to hospital with a ‘potentially serious’ head injury after a vehicle collided with a fire appliance.

The crash happened on the A61 at Tankersley, past Barnsley, at 3pm yesterday.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said a man had to be rescued from the vehicle after the incident. An air ambulance attended the scene.

Insp Simon Greenwood added: “The road was closed for a period of time.”