A TEENAGE motorcyclist is in hospital after suffering serious injuries in a crash on Friday.

The 17-year-old was riding a black Kawasaki along the B6096 Hough Lane, at the junction with Wood Walk, Hemingfield Road and Dovecliffe Road, when he was involved in a collision with a black Vauxhall Astra.

The boy, from Barnsley, suffered a broken ankle as well as possible head injuries. His condition has been described as serious.

The 20-year-old woman driving the Astra was not injured.

Witnesses or anyone with information is urged to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident 789 of November 14.