A CYCLIST was seriously injured following a collision in Barnsley.

At around 5.35pm on Friday, December 6, the 34-year-old man was in collision with a black Ford Fiesta at the junction of Rotherham Road and Carlton Road, Smithies.

The cyclist, a man from Barnsley, was taken to hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Fiesta was not injured.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 879 of December 6 2013.

Alternatively, people can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.