WEST Yorkshire police are tracing a witness to a fatal collision in Upton, in which a Barnsley man died.

The collision occurred on Monday February 19 around 7.30am, when a red Volkswagen Golf and white Vauxhall Corsa which were travelling along Wrangbrook Lane collided.

The driver of the Corsa, 56-year-old Robert Tucker from Barnsley died at the scene.

The driver of the Golf, a 28-year-old woman sustained life changing injuries.

Officers are appealing for a witness they believe may have information about the collision to come forward.

PC Lindsay Pickles said; “We have been conducting extensive enquiries in to the incident and believe there is a witness who initially stopped at the scene, but left prior to police arrival.

“We would like to trace the female driver of a red hatchback who was thought to have been travelling along Wrangbrook Lane with a child in school uniform around the time of the incident.

“I would like to stress that this individual is thought to be a witness to some or all of what took place and our purpose in locating them is to assist with our enquiries.

“I would appeal directly to driver to come forward by calling us on 101 and using the reference 1318008288.”