A 25-YEAR-OLD woman was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries yesterday after a rush-hour crash in Silkstone.

Emergency services were called at around 5.10pm on Monday, October 5, to reports of a crash on the A628 Barnsley Road, at the junction of Hall Head Lane.

A Silver Ford Ranger 4x4, travelling along the A628 on Barnsley Road towards Silkstone, and a silver Ford Fiesta, travelling in the opposite direction towards Dodworth, were involved in the collision.

The driver of the Ford Fiesta, a 25-year-old woman from Leeds, was airlifted to Northern General Hospital with serious injuries.

A 22-year-old man from Holmfirth, who was driving the Ford Ranger, was taken to Barnsley District General Hospital with minor injuries.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash should call 101 quoting incident number 775 of 5 October 2015.