A BUSY Barnsley road was closed overnight and into this morning’s rush hour after a two-car collision late last night.

At 11.47pm, officers were called to reports of a road traffic collision on Doncaster Road involving a grey Kia Sorento and a black Range Rover.

It is reported that the Kia Sorento was travelling down Doncaster Road towards Barnsley town centre, when it collided with the Range Rover and crashed into a residential garden near St Joseph's Gardens.

It is then reported that the driver of the Range Rover fled the scene, leaving the driver of the Kia Sorrento, a 51-year-old woman, trapped. She was taken to hospital with serious injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening and remains in hospital at this time.

Doncaster Road was closed overnight and into this morning but has since reopened after officers completed their work.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who may have dashcam footage to come forward.

You can pass information to police via their new online live chat, online portal or by calling 101. Please quote incident number 1068 of 5 December 2023 when you get in touch.