THREE people have been charged after a 50-year-old Barnsley man sustained multiple life-threatening injuries when he was in collision with a car.

The alleged incident happened at 7.20pm on December 12 of last year, on Racecommon Road, Barnsley.

The injured man, now aged 51 and from the local area, has spent up to four months in Sheffield’s Northern General Hospital and Barnsley Hospital receiving treatment to his legs, pelvis and head.

Although he has now been released from hospital, he is still undergoing treatment to his legs and pelvis.

A 20-year-old man, from the Townend area of Barnsley, was charged on July 19, with aggravated vehicle taking, no insurance, failing to stop at the scene of a road traffic collision and perverting the course of justice.

In addition, a 48-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman, also from the Townend area, have been charged with perverting the course of justice.

All three have been bailed to appear at Barnsley Magistrates’ Court on August 2.

No further action will be taken against others arrested during the investigation.