POLICE are appealing for information following a collision in Birdwell yesterday which left a man in his 80s with serious injuries.

It is reported that at around 12.30pm on Tuesday an Audi, travelling away from the the Dearne Valley Parkway, and a motorbike, travelling towards it, were involved in a collision on Sheffield Road.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “The rider of the motorbike, a man in his 80s, was taken to hospital after suffering serious injuries.

“He remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

“The driver of the Audi received minor injuries.

“Police now want to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the collision.

“Were you in the area at the time? Did you see what happened? Do you think you may have dashcam footage?”

If you can help, call 101 quoting incident number 343 of August 10.