Cyclist, aged 11, airlifted to hospital after crash in Barnsley

A child has been airlifted to hosptial after being knocked off their bike by a car on a busy road.

Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 13:21 pm
Updated Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 16:29 pm

The 11-year-old cyclist was involved in a collision with a vehicle in West Way, close to Barnsley town centre, at about 12.15pm on Tuesday.

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In a statement, South Yorkshire Police said: "Emergency services are currently on the scene.

"An 11-year-old child has been airlifted to hospital. The road is currently closed in both directions."

West Way