A MAN sustained life-threatening injuries - after being hit by a cyclist.

The 37-year-old pedestrian is being treated in Barnsley Hospital after being injured in the collision on September 8 at 6.05pm at Barnsley Road, Cudworth.

The cyclist, a 20-year-old man, was not injured and yesterday police said they were still trying to find out why the victim suffered such serious injuries.

Officers are keen to hear from witnesses, call 101 quoting incident 901 of September 8.