THE FEMALE cyclist from Barnsley who died after a road accident that happened in South Hiendley on Friday has been named by police.

Maria Micklethwaite, 36, of Carlton, Barnsley, was involved in the accident with a Ford Focus at around 3.25pm on Slack Lane at the junction with Church Lane.

She died from her injuries. Tributes have been flooding in for Maria, who had apparently only recently married.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the West Yorkshire Police Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101.