Six people hurt in head-in crash

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SIX people were injured, one seriously, when two cars collided head on in South Yorkshire on Monday night.

The crash happened in Worsbrough, Barnsley, at 10.30pm when a white Renault Megane travelling from Stairfoot on Ardsley Road and a blue Ford Focus on East Street heading towards Stairfoot collided on a right hand bend near the junction with Bank End Road.

The occupants of the Renault are all from the Cudworth area.

A 19-year-old male passenger suffered a fractured jaw and fractured skull and was admitted to Barnsley Hospital where his condition was described as serious.

The Renault driver, an 18-year-old man, received slight knee, arm and head injuries and another passenger, a 16-year-old boy, sustained slight whiplash and minor cuts to the face.

Both were treated at Barnsley Hospital but not detained.

The Ford driver, a 34-year-old Stairfoot man and a 16-year-old Stairfoot girl - who was a passenger - both sustained slight whiplash injuries.

Another passenger in the Ford, a 15-year-old girl from the Manor area of Sheffield, had slight pain in both legs and neck following the collision.

All three were taken to hospital but not detained.

n Anyone who witnessed the collision should contact South Yorkshire Police on 0114 220 2020 quoting incident number 1341 of Monday, October 24.