POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a collision left a teenager with life-threatening injuries.

Police were called to Genn Lane in Worsbrough at 7.34pm last night following reports that an off-road bike had collided with a wall near the junction with Napier Mount.

An 18-year-old man who was riding the bike was taken to hospital by ambulance. He suffered life-threatening injuries and remains in hospital in a stable condition at this time.

Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who saw the off-road bike before or after the collision took place. They are also keen to speak to anyone with relevant dashcam or CCTV footage that could assist officers with their enquiries.

A police spokesman said: “If you saw what happened or have information that might help, please get in touch. You can pass information to us via our online live chat, our online portal or by calling 101. Please quote incident number 845 of Saturday 9 March 2024 when you get in touch.”

You can access the online portal here: www.southyorks.police.uk/contact-us/report-something/. Alternatively, if you prefer not to give your personal details, you can stay anonymous and pass on what you know by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers. Call their UK Contact Centre on freephone 0800 555 111 or complete a simple and secure anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org.