POLICE are appealing for information after two men died following a crash in Barnsley.

At around 10.23am on Thursday 21 April, it was reported that a white Lexus CT 200 was in collision with a white DAF HGV at the junction between Lee Lane and Whams Road, Crow Edge.

The driver of the Lexus, a 77-year-old Rotherham man, and a 68-year-old passenger, also from Rotherham, suffered multiple injuries and died at the scene.

The Lexus was reported to be travelling along Lee Lane from Millhouse Green and the HGV was travelling on the A616 heading toward Barnsley.

The families of both men have been informed and are being supported by specially-trained officers.

The driver of the HGV, a 38-year-old Worksop man, suffered minor leg injuries.

Officers are asking anyone who was in the area at the time or saw the manner in which either vehicle was being driver prior to the collision to contact 101 quoting incident 296 of April 21 2016.