ONE man died and a woman was critically injured following a crash on Sunday in Ardsley.

The incident happened at around 4.13pm on Sunday, June 9, outside the Stackyard Flats on Doncaster Road.

A white Toyota Carina was travelling along Doncaster Road towards Barnsley when the driver apparently lost control of the car and struck a lamp post in the central reservation.

The driver, an 86-year-old man from the Sycamore Street area of Barnsley, suffered fatal injuries. He was taken to Sheffield’s Northern General Hospital, where he died several hours later.

A female passenger, aged 78, from the Doncaster Road area of Ardsley, sustained fractured vertebrae and two broken ribs. She is said to be in a 'critical’ condition today in the Northern General Hospital.