Two killed in horror road crash in Barnsley

Two men have been killed in a car crash in Barnsley and one woman is being treated for minor injuries.

Saturday, 2nd March 2019, 12:00 pm
Updated Saturday, 2nd March 2019, 12:07 pm
The road where the crash happened

Emergency services rushed to the scene on Whams Road, Crows Edge, yesterday evening after reports of a collision. 

Two men, one aged 23 and the other 57, driving in the same car died at the scene.

The road where the crash happened

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A 39-year-old woman was also involved in the crash and was taken to hospital where she is being treated for minor injuries. 

South Yorkshire Police said: “It was reported that a black BMW Z3 and a black Mitsubishi Outlander were involved in a collision, near to Fox Holes Grove. 

“Two men travelling in the BMW, aged 57 and 23-years-old, suffered fatal injuries and were sadly pronounced dead at the scene.”

Police said the families of the two men have been notified and are receiving support. 

The road was closed to allow investigators to carry out initial enquiries, but it has since been reopened. 

Police are now appealing for any witnesses to the collision to make contact. If you have information relating to the incident, call 101 quoting incident number 761 of 1 March 2019.