THREE people were injured in a serious collision in Barnsley.

Police have appealed for witnesses following the incident in Cudworth at around 5.10am on December 30.

It's reported that a silver Peugeot 307 and a black Volkswagen Bora were in collision in Weetshaw Lane, at the junction with Royston Road.

A 47-year-old man and a 26-year-old man inside the Peugeot were taken to hospital. The former sustained minor injuries and the latter was hospitalised.

A 61-year-old man inside the Volkswagen was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Witnesses to the collision should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 113 of December 30.