Young man killed in scooter crash in Barnsley

A man, aged 26, has died after a collision in Barnsley.

Thursday, 5th July 2018, 1:23 pm
Updated Thursday, 5th July 2018, 1:55 pm
Vernon Road, Worsbrough

He was riding a silver Gilera scooter along Vernon Road, Worsbrough, when it left the road and crashed into a wall close to the junction with High Ridge.

CRIME: Investigations launched into eight murders in South Yorkshire so far this yearEmergency services were alerted to the incident at 8.10pm yesterday and a police investigation is now under way.

POLICE: Man's body found on Sheffield estateREAD MORE: Former Radio Sheffield presenter still in coma after attack in BenidormA South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "The man riding the bike was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. His family have been informed and are being supported by officers.

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"There were a number of cars in the area at the time of the collision and police are keen to speak to anyone who saw what happened, or who saw the manner of driving prior to the collision."

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident 993 of July 4.