AN ELDERLY woman is in critical condition following a reported collision with a passing car in Hoyland.

At around 12.47pm today, December 3, police were called to Hoyland Road following reports of a pedestrian being hit by a car.

An 80-year-old woman is believed to be in critical condition at Barnsley Hospital.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “It is believed that an 80-year-old woman was involved in a collision with a red Nissan Juke.

“The woman was taken to hospital by ambulance and remains in a critical condition.

“Her injuries are believed to be life-threatening.”