Update issued on status of boy cyclist hospitalised after Barnsley crash

A boy suffered a broken ankle after being knocked off his bike on a busy road.

Wednesday, 28th August 2019, 5:49 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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He was transported to hospital by the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

In a statement, South Yorkshire Police today confirmed that "the boy has a fractured ankle and other cuts and bruises.

"His injuries are no longer classed as life changing or threatening."

He remains in Sheffield Children's Hospital today.