Trio injured after car hits lamppost and overturns on busy South Yorkshire road

Three people were injured after a car crashed into another before hitting a lamppost and ending up on its roof on a bust South Yorkshire road.

Monday, 6th March 2017, 4:40 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:57 am
Dearne Valley Parkway at Jump.

The incident happened when a black VW Golf was travelling along the Dearne Valley Parkway in the direction of Bridwell when it was in collision with a white Ford Ranger close to the roundabout with Roebuck Hill near to Jump.

The Golf overturned and collided with a lamppost before landing on a grass verge at the side of carriageway.

A 59-year-old man driving the Golf suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital. The 24-year-old driver and 22-year-old passenger, both men, in the Ranger also sustained injuries.

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Police are now appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened on Saturday, March 4, at about 6.50pm, to come forward.

A spokesperson for the force said: "Were you in the area at the time? Did you witness the collision? If you have any information, please call police on 101, quoting incident number 1037 of 4 March 2017."