Police seek witnesses to fatal accident

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A616 bypass between Wortley and Tankersley.

The crash happened at around 10.10am on Friday morning (February 10) and involved two cars, a blue Vauxhall Astra and a white Mercedes van.

The driver of the Vauxhall Astra, a 21-year-old man, sadly died at the scene. Specialist officers are providing support to his family.

The driver of the Mercedes van was also taken to hospital. His injuries are not thought to be serious.

If you saw what happened, or saw either of the cars before the collision, call 101 or email quoting incident number 241 of February 10 2017.

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