A ROAD remains closed after a man sustained life-threatening injuries.

Police are investigating an incident that is believed to have occurred at around 10.30pm on Tuesday night on Rotherham Road, Barnsley.

A 33-year-old man sustained life-threatening injuries and is currently in hospital in a critical condition.

Officers are making enquiries to ascertain the circumstances of the incident.

Rotherham Road, from the junction of Pontefract Road has been closed this morning while the scene is investigated.

Anyone who believes they may information or may have witnessed anything in the area is asked to call the police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 1276 of April 8, 2014.