POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was found with life-threatening injuries in Barnsley at the weekend.

Officers were called to North Lane in Cawthorne at 8.55pm on Saturday to reports that a man had fallen off his pedal bike.

The man, who is in his 50s, was rushed to hospital with injuries described as life-threatening. He remains in a critical condition.

North Lane was closed for around two hours as emergency services worked at the scene.

An investigation has been launched and officers are now appealing for witnesses to come forward. Anyone with information should call 101, or report online at www.southyorkshire.police.uk. Please quote incident number 938 of 6 July when you get in touch.