AN 80-year-old woman sustained life-threatening injuries in a collision in Barnsley on Friday afternoon.

At around 1.15pm, it is reported that a blue Nissan Micra was travelling along Vernon Road in Ward Green towards Mount Vernon Road.

It is believed that the Micra lost control before reportedly mounting the kerb and coming into collision with the metal gateposts of two properties in Vernon Road.

The 80-year-old woman driving the Micra has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses to the collision should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 507 of July 11, 2014.