Police appeal for witnesses after traffic collision in Wentworth

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Police are appealing for witnesses after two people were injured, one seriously, in a traffic collision in the Wentworth area of Rotherham this morning.

Just before 6.30am today (Wednesday 3 July) a silver Ford Focus was travelling on the B6090 Cortworth Lane towards Hoober when the driver appears to have lost control on a right-hand bend and the car has crossed onto the oncoming carriageway.

The Focus was then in collision with a white Skoda Fabia travelling in the opposite direction towards Wentworth, five hundred yards the Angel Lane side of the junction with Coaley Lane.

The driver of the Focus, a 28-year-old local man, sustained a possible broken right leg. He was taken to Rotherham District General Hospital and detained for treatment.

The driver of the Fabia, a 31-year-old Maltby man, received treatment for whiplash at Barnsley District General Hospital.

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