A MAN is in hospital with life threatening injuries after he crashed into a garden wall in Highgate.

At around 1.55am this morning (March 23) a 22-year-old man driving a black Seat Ibiza along Highgate Lane, heading towards Goldthorpe.

The vehicle left the road just after the junction of West View Crescent before colliding with the garden wall of a property on Highgate Lane, and in a further collision with a parked Ford Transit van before coming to a stop.

The 22-year-old driver was taken to the hospital where his condition is described as life-threatening.

If you live in the area and saw the accident or you heard it, or if you stoped to help, please call police on 101, quoting incident number 53 of 23 March 2018.