POLICE are appealing for witnesses after two pensioners were injured in a car crash yesterday night.

The crash happened around 8.05pm, when a black BMW 3 series and a red Citroen C1 were involved in a collision on the A61 Westwood New Road, near to the junction with Wentworth Way, Tankersley.

The BMW is understood to have been travelling towards the M1 motorway.

The driver of the BMW, a 28-year-old man, and a 78-year-old woman driver and an 81-year-old man in the Citroen, suffered minor injuries.

Anyone who saw the crash should call 101 quoting incident number 1068 of 22 December 2016.