Police appeal for witnesses to South Yorkshire collision

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Officers are appealing for witnesses to a South Yorkshire police chase, which culminated in a collision. 
At around 3.35am yesterday morning (Saturday, 25 July), a blue VW Golf was travelling away from Barnsley towards Athersley at excessive speed.

The driver failed to stop for officers when requested and a short pursuit ensued.

The Golf was then in collision with traffic lights at the junction with Old Mill Lane. The driver sustained minor injuries and was taken to hospital.

The passengers in the car left the scene and no further injuries have been reported.

If you witnessed the incident, or the manor of driving prior to the collision, please call 101 quoting incident number 182 of 25 July, 2015.