Witness appeal after South Yorkshire off-road bike crash leaves man in 'critical condition'

Sheffield Lane turning onto Poplar Way, Catcliffe. Photo: Google
Sheffield Lane turning onto Poplar Way, Catcliffe. Photo: Google
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Police want to speak to anyone who saw a crash in which an off-road bike rider suffered life-threatening head injuries.

The collision happened in Catcliffe at about 4pm yesterday.

South Yorkshire Police said an orange trials-style bike was being ridding along Sheffield Lane. As it turned onto Poplar War it collided with a silver Kia Picanto travelling towards Highfield Spring.

The 22-year-old bike rider suffered life-threatening head injuries and was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

The 35-year-old driver of the Picanto and 12-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries.

Witnesses should call 101.