Teenager crashes in Barnsley 10 days after passing test

A car crashed into a lamppost in Barnsley in the early hours
A car crashed into a lamppost in Barnsley in the early hours

A teenager crashed his car into a lamppost in Barnsley 10 days after passing his test.

The 17-year-old crashed on the Dearne Valley Parkway in the early hours of this morning.

South Yorkshire Police said he failed a roadside drug test and was found in possession of cannabis.

An investigation is underway.