Elderly couple seriously injured in South Yorkshire collision

An elderly couple have been seriously injured in a  in Keresforth Hall Road, Barnsley.
An elderly couple have been seriously injured in a in Keresforth Hall Road, Barnsley.

A 91-year-old man and an 88-year-old woman have been seriously injured in a collision involving two vehicles on a South Yorkshire street.

The collision occurred at around 3.15pm, when it is reported that a silver Nissan Micra was involved in a collision with a red Audi A5, which was parked in Keresforth Hall Road, Barnsley.

It is understood that the Nissan was then involved in a further collision with a lamppost.

A 91-year-old man driving the Nissan and an 88-year-old woman, a passenger in the car, were both taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Nobody was inside the Audi at the time of the collision.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to 101 or email enquiries@southyorks.pnn.police.uk quoting incident number 640 of May 5, 2016.