Two men suffer ‘severe injuries’ after car travelling on South Yorkshire road crashes into tree and catches fire

Two men have suffered 'severe injuries,’ after a car travelling on a South Yorkshire road collided with a tree and caught fire in the early hours of this morning.

Saturday, 4th May 2019, 11:47 am
Updated Saturday, 4th May 2019, 11:51 am
The collision took place in Wortley Road, Kimberworth at around 1.30am this morning. Picture: Google

The collision took place in Old Wortley Road, Kimberworth at around 1.30am and involved a yellow Seat vehicle that was travelling towards the A629

Police, firefighters and the ambulance were all called to the scene.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman: “The two males in the car suffered severe injuries, and are being treated in hospital.”

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said firefighters had to help extricate a person from the vehicle.

SYP are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call the force on 101, quoting incident number 63 of Saturday, May 4.

APPEAL: witness appeal following serious Rotherham RTC

Officers are appealing for witnesses following reports of a serious collision on Old Wortley Road in Kimberworth.

At around 1.30am today (4 May 2019) it is reported that a car driving towards the A629 in the direction of Upper Wortley Road collided with a tree and set on fire.

The two male occupants in the vehicle sustained serious injuries.

They have been taken to hospital and are receiving treatment.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Did you see or hear anything which could help our enquiries?

If you have any information about this incident call 101 quoting incident number 63 of 4 May 2019.