Serious road traffic collision in Wentworth

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Police are appealing for witnesses after two people were injured, one seriously, in a road traffic collision in Wentworth.

The incident happened just before 6.30am on Wednesday, July 3, when a silver Ford Focus was travelling on Cortworth Lane towards Hoober and was in collision with a Skoda Fabia travelling in the opposite direction towards Wentworth.

Police said it appears the Focus driver lost control of the vehicle on a right-hand bend and crossed onto the oncoming carriageway into the path of the Skoda.

The Focus driver, a 28-year-old man, sustained a possible broken right leg. He was taken to Rotherham General Hospital and detained for treatment. The Fabia driver, a 31-year-old Maltby man, received treatment for whiplash at Barnsley District General Hospital.

The incident happened 500 yards the Angel Lane side of the junction with Coaley Lane.

Anyone with information about the collision should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 129 of Wednesday, 3 July 2013.