A MOTORCYCLIST has died following an accident last week.

The 36-year-old man was involved in a collision on the A628 Woodhead Pass. At around 12.45pm on September 25, a brown BMW 320D was travelling on the A628 Woodhead Pass towards Barnsley.

Outside the Dog and Partridge pub, there was a collision between the car and a grey Suzuki Bandit motorcycle that was also believed to have been travelling towards Barnsley.

The 36-year-old man riding the motorcycle was taken to hospital after the crash on Wednesday.

Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the motorcycle on the A628 prior to the collision or who witnessed the incident.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 435 of September 25, 2013.