POLICE are appealing for information after the death of a pedestrian following a road traffic collision.

Officers were called to Wombwell Lane, near the junction with Ash Street, on Saturday at 10.46am, following reports of a collision involving a grey Vauxhall Astra and an elderly woman.

The pedestrian, an 85-year-old woman, was taken to hospital with injuries where she sadly later died.

The driver of the Astra remained at the scene following the collision and is assisting officers with their enquiries.

Police are asking for any witnesses to the collision or any passing motorists who hold dashcam footage of the collision to come forward.

You can report information online, via live chat or by calling 101 quoting incident number 332 of 13 January 2024.

You can access the online portal here: www.southyorks.police.uk/contact-us/report-something/. Dash cam footage can be submitted to enquiries@southyorks.pnn.police.uk.

Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously via independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.