Crash girl recovering

A young girl was left with severe facial injuries, following a road collision in Thurnscoe.

Barnsley police are keen to trace witnesses to the incident, that left a 10-year-old girl with a broken jaw and cuts and bruising to her face.

The crash was on Houghton Road, Thurnscoe, near to the junction with School Street, at about 11am on Sunday, August 25.

It is understood that a silver Citroen Picasso was travelling in the direction of Goldthorpe when the collision took place. The girl’s mother said her daughter had “just popped to the shop”

Officers would like to speak to anyone who saw the car, or the child, prior to the incident.

Witnesses are asked to call 101, quoting incident number 461 of 25 August 2013, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800555 111.