A PENSIONER is in a serious condition in hospital after being knocked off his bike by a minibus near Cudworth.

Police are appealing for information after the collision that happened around 12.31pm on Saturday (November 25 ) on Pontefract Road.

The white Ford Tourneo transit minibus is said to have been travelling from Shafton towards Cudworth when it hit the cyclist.

The cyclist, a 78-year-old man from Barnsley, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident 508 of November 25 2017.